Des Alpes

14 Rue des Alpes , Geneva, Geneva, 1201, Switzerland | Hotel
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Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... the mountain. From there we took a second cable car that took us up to the Aguille du Midi, at 3842m. The view from the cable car was not inspiring, it was pretty much a complete white out. But this is the longest single span cable car in the world. It's incredibly steep too, you arrive at the cable car station almost vertically. On exiting the cable car we were in the middle of a snow storm. Standing on the highest bridge in Europe ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... inside were all booked out, but we think we saw some hadrons... We were interested to find out that the 27km circumference underground tunnel doesn't go under the mountains at all - just under the countryside near Geneva. Apparently it's 100m below the ground! We found ourselves standing above the Atlas detector. We enjoyed reading and hearing about how they use the accelerator to re-create the high-energy environment shortly after the ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... and we seized this opportunity to get the tent packed up, and soon enough we were on our way. Our legs warmed up quickly, as we rode uphill immediately to leave the campsite. Up, up and up into the vineyards on the hill high above the campsite. After a fair bit of climbing, we reached the spot we were at yesterday, where I thought the climbing would end. It didn't. Up, up, and up. Then super steep down. Then super steep up, possibly the steepest ups ...

Lake Geneva and a day of Swiss culture

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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A cycle free day today as we took a road trip to Geneva. With overcast stormy weather we backed our trusty SatNav to get us there whilst avoiding the car tax entry. Advice from our host in Annecy put us on the right track and we made our way into the lake city without a hassle.

Aboard the Petit train for a quick tour then we footed it to the sights around the lake.
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Longest day of my life

A travel blog entry by egatfield

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(Erin here.) Even for the four of us who have done a fair amount of traveling, today broke all of our personal records. We flew from Boise to Chicago, where we were supposed to board a plane to Toronto, but that flight was delayed so many times, we missed the chance for our connection to Geneva. Aaron and Sean worked with our new friend Ritu at the ...

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This hotel, located in the Pâquis-Nations area of Geneva, is near Jet d'Eau, KeyTours S.A., Schtroumph Buildings, and Mont Blanc.
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