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Travel Blogs from Vevey
... The last time I was at the chocolate factory the tour was only in French. They've pumped things up a bit and run tours now in German, French, Spanish and English. It is a really well done presentation and the best is saved for last as you circle around the sampling area eating as much of the product as you'd like. I didn't think I would hear the ladies say that they were "chocolated out", but they did.
We caught the train back ...
... little hill...not like the last place..."
And, so...we arrive rather exhausted at the top of yet another hill and checked into our room. It is wonderful and comfortable which is good because I woke up with a cough and every single joint in my body hurts. I tried to get Carmel to do "home chiropractor" on me but, she has no skills in the rack 'em and crack 'em department. Love you anyway... We walked back down to the ...
... part of the road...so we finished up the 9.16 miles with something to be proud of. Our dinner was in our customary style with an impressive array of veggies, cheeses, meats, bread, some local wine and tonight, a little chocolate and creme bruilee. Just another evening.
Tomorrow we head to Gruyere, the land of yet more cheese, the Nestle-Callier chocolate factory, meringues, and triple creme. It's a good thing we've been walking so much...
8:33 am we left Lauterbrunnen... quite frankly that seems like a country and a thousand years ago... We enjoyed the wonderful first class cars of the Golden Pass train that took us from Interlaken down past Gstaad to Montreux . We put our seemingly ever expanding bags into pay lockers at the station and walked the foot path long Lake Geneva to the Chillon Castle. We arrived Just before the hoards of Japanese tourists on their huge busses... ...
Today we were bound for a place called Vevey next to Lake Geneva, a pretty town known for where Charlie Chaplin lived in his later life. It was still raining but we didn't mind as the Tillbrook family were flying over from the UK to see us for the weekend, even Chris my brother was able to make it. Pierre, a family friend who lives in Vevey ever so kindly invited us all to his family's home for the reunion. After meeting up with the family in town square we ...
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