Hotel des Alpes
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... we found Graham easily going through his pre race rituals( which means multiple visits to the toilet) It was soon time to put on the wet suit and join the other GB old boys. Although all competitors there is a commaradery between the group of about 10 "old boys" which were the last wave to go off. They paraded from their pen to the start line and into the beautiful clear water of Lake Geneva. 5,4,3,2,1, and they are off. Graham is out in front , well ...
... and I would have to pay again. Anyway with Graham in charge "the operation tandem on roof" went very well and we got out of the car park and back to the tranquility of the campsite. Three tents now set up, on our pitch this is what you call "family camping" . Sarah and Duncan arrived at 10 30 Graham having picked them up from the airport. Not too late a night for the travellers and the triathlete who was going to be up ...
The way to annecy resulted in another drive through customs check point and a toilet break led us to I guess a rural restaurant where all the locals were. We got the plat de jour for 15 euros and 4 courses! Salad, main, cheese and dessert as well as 500ml of wine, or 50cl. French food, although good in Australian french restaurants are different in France. Jen ended up with a really rare steak and I ended up with veal, looking nothing ...
We arrived in Annecy and our apartment is beside an old prison and it is the most taken photo in
So we keep on photo bombing in peoples photos.
It is fun.
We also went ice skating that next day and I have gotten really good from the last time
I did it.
I've got the speed.
And we walk around the christmas ...
... journey to the city centre (6 minutes by train). There is an extensive network of trams and buses with frequent services, so there should be little or no need ever to use a taxi. In the city centre most places are also within walking distance as well. And you will need the money you save, as in other respects Geneva is very expensive, one of the most expensive cities in Europe.
The second piece of advice is whilst in Geneva go to France !! There really isn't ...