Travel Blogs from Lausanne
... were ice caves. We thought we were going to naturally occurring ones, but no, they are actually drilled out each season. Artists sculpt the ice into tables, chairs, polar bears, stuff like that. We lost two people on the tour which the guide was quite upset about. He had mentioned it was a 200 euro taxi fare back from Chamonix to Geneva! But there were initially four people who were initially missing from our leaving point. As we ...
... him on this point.
Pete is a very interesting guy. He is a 60-year old pastor in the Dutch Protestant Church, who broadcasts on Dutch radio and is writing a book about his Via Francigena experience. Naturally, we talked about religion but we also discussed a range of other topics during the course of the evening. I couldn't avoid thinking about the Dutch guy in the Martin Sheen film, The Way, but this because of the way he spoke rather than anything else. In addition to ...
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, ...
... some main roads near Ouchy, but there was almost always a cycle path or cycle lane - definitely better than yesterday! We discovered a patisserie in the medieval town of St Prex, where we had yummy chocolate croissants! The rain came and went throughout the day, just enough to make sure that we were completely soaked before it cleared up. And every so often, our shadows would return as the sun caressed our dripping clothes, and returned a little bit ...
... landed, but our bikes didn't. The ground staff told us that they could either be on their way to NY, in Zurich or maybe in London. It was quite disturbing as we had come for a race and we didn't want to hear that !!! Thankfully, three hours later, they arrived, so we grabbed a car and headed over to Lausanne.
After we built the bikes, we took a quick spin down to Montreux as Lucy somehow didn't see the castle last year. It was a nice 30k spin, and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed