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We ended up getting to the hotel at about 8 PM, so didn't have time to go back into town for dinner and to see the city. It was a bit of a bugger considering we won't have time tomorrow as we are at CERN all day. Instead, we went next door to a nice Italian place. I had an awesome risotto, and many of the others got other fantastic looking pasta dishes and pizzas.
... later, we'd explored every park, sit-upon ride thingy, and smelled every flower (they were gorgeous) to finally arrive at the museum. Each ticket was printed with a particular sport and funnily enough they were so highly appropriate!
Tony got the C-1 paddler, Talia the gymnast, I got the figure skater (perhaps a nod to my dance background..waaaaay back) and Avaia - got the high jumper, BUT if you turned it upside down, it looked like the monkey climbing ...
... waiters, market venders, signage, everyone. All three of us took French in high school, many, many long years ago. Between us, we were able to figure out most of what we needed to get around and read the menus. The French makes sense if you look at Geneva's location on a map, it's in a corner of Switzerland that's nearly surrounded by France.
Tamar and I had no concrete plans for our days. Geneva didn't have any museums we were seriously ...
... only mentioning it because Nick had his birthday cake there) and flew into Geneva. Originally we planned to go to the Reformation Wall and the Palace of Nations, but after googling pictures and realizing a train that would take us directly to where we were going (Laussane) we decided to do that instead. So we hopped the train and found our way to the very small city of Laussane. First of all, nothing is open ...
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, ...