Auberge de la Gare
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... saw some tiny airplanes fly around, and went to a indoor-outdoor spa/swimming pool. It was very cool, with heated pools and other swimming areas with a very relaxing atmosphere. Afterwards we explored a bit of the town of .....I already forgot what it's called...... whoops. I'll update later if I remember.
Anyway, lots of experiences in just 5 days, and then we took the train up into Germany! ...
... for our salads (pictured), and we all enjoyed the traditional Swiss fondue. The decoratively-painted ceramic bowl, the"caquelon", is first rubbed with a garlic clove, and then cubes of cheese (a combination of Gruyere and Vacherin) are added and heated with some local white wine (Fendant) until melted. The heating continues and the mixture is stirred until
smooth, and is then ready for everyone to dip into with coarse bread ...
We started the day with a 30 minute walk from Ouchy to Pully where Barbara and Claude live - a walking track along the shores of lake Geneva, passing the Olympic Museum and lots of beautiful gardens. A quick coffee then off we drove through the wine region of the Puidoux, a world heritage listed region famous for vineyards on the side of the mountains for as far as you can see. The small old villages make wine the old way (stipulated by law) and you can smell the fermentation as you ...
... quite beautiful. Gruyere is also home to HR Geiger, the designer of Alien (Scary sci-fi movie) and there is a museum dedicated to his work if that's your thing. As we were walking out of the village, we came across a herd of deer - a stag, his harem and progeny - there was action aplenty. Thank you Barbara for a wonderful day that we will never forget. When we arrived back at Barbara's and Claude's place, Emily was cooking a lamb roast. Perfect end to the day with some wine and ...
Woke up Monday morning and fancied going to Geneva. So contrary to what my head, legs and common sense were telling me, I listened to my heart and I set off - back over the hills. An eight hour ride of mostly climbing. The hills were kind, not too steep. I had a good breakfast and stopped for lunch by a beautiful stream. Eating was a bit like watching "man vs food nation", because I really was not hungry, but I made myself eat to keep up the energy. Loved the ...