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Travel Blogs from Les Gets
... a great chat with two Dutch climbers - my roommates - who have explained my route in great detail and given me some very useful tips, including making it a three-day journey instead of the two I had planned (yet more Chemin angels?). I'm now off to watch the Brazil vs Netherlands 3rd place match with my new friends, so there goes my early night.
... next adventure, a cog railway up to a glacier. One that used to be so big it was known as the La Mer de Glacé (Sea of ice). Unfortunately those days were long gone. There were markers along the walk down to the glacier that showed its size in years gone by. It has really shrunk in the last decade, which was quite saddening. The route to the glacier involved the cog railway, then a cable car, then 200 steps. Inside the ...
... to mark my arrival. "Pas de problem", I said to myself, as I had a good distance to cover to get to the town of Orbe for my first night en Suisse.
The walk was easier than I thought. It was mostly downhill, which was fine but for the need to negotiate a tricky descent through a deep, winding gorge. Once that was behind me, the only thing to contend with was heavy rain for the last hour of the slog into town.
The tourist office found me somewhere to stay. I shared a ...
So we shall start with a vital question from the CERN passport, we need some help in getting the answer right. Which of these particles circulate in the LHC? a) simpletons b) protons c) croutons Hmmm... Being nerds in Geneva, yes we went to CERN. In case there are any non-nerds out there, the LHC is the Large Hadron Collider - an underground particle accelerator! We got a booklet of questions and visited the displays. Unfortunately, ...
... we're here - I try to remember as much as I can, but soon we start swapping ridiculous YouTube videos and dirty words in native languages.
As smoke fills the room, however, we realize how tired we are and decide we can continue in the morning. I have to sleep on the floor, as there is little housespace left, and wake up through the night to find a few cats hanging in my sleeping bag. But as long as they stay away from my face, all is well. ...
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