Ferme De Montagne
Travel Blogs from Les Gets
... s just as well that I've been fortunate with my lodgings as food and drink is definitely more expensive here.
The weather was extremely kind to me today. It feels as if it has been raining continuously since I arrived in Switzerland, so it made a really pleasant change not to have to wear my rain gear at all today. Actually, it's pouring down outside right now, but that's no problem as I'm not going out again this evening. I did ...
... next adventure, a cog railway up to a glacier. One that used to be so big it was known as the La Mer de Glacé (Sea of ice). Unfortunately those days were long gone. There were markers along the walk down to the glacier that showed its size in years gone by. It has really shrunk in the last decade, which was quite saddening. The route to the glacier involved the cog railway, then a cable car, then 200 steps. Inside the ...
... though once again a large chunk of it was done in the rain. I stayed at the youth hostel for two nights to enable me to take a side-trip to a neighbouring town to collect my guidebooks from the local post office. I am glad to have access to off-road routing after several days relying again on my road map.
Lausanne is home to the International Olympic Committee and FIFA. ClearlyClearly, there was a lot of civic pride in the Olympic association, whereas the only evidence of ...
... the room had a completely new aroma, that of strong cleaning products. That evening, inspired by the cleaners less than subtle hint that we smell bad, we found a nearby coin laundry. We were looking for a place for dinner and it just so happened to be near a Thai place. I'd been day dreaming of pad Thai for a while now, but we haven't come across any Thai places. But not only did we find one, but it was called "Pad Thai". Dinner was ...
... as a result of this type of street work. And I placed a magazine with a young girl! Then, we took a break and had some lunch. I had a delicious French salad. Yummy! After lunch, we then did some territory around the resort. We would look at the mailboxes at the houses and apartment buildings and knock on any door with a non-French sounding name. I was able to place another magazine with a British family on holiday. Elise also ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking