- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Indoor pool
- Room service
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We left the hotel at 11:00 this morning. Eldon wanted to get much of the blog done and uploaded. From the hotel we stopped to see the Chillon Castle. It was really interesting and probably one of the finest we have seen. It is surrounded by water, lake Geneva being the main water source. This Castle was first built in the 11th century. Lord Byron …
... surprisingly well hidden when it comes to actually driving to it!). Anyway, SNCF has clearly discovered customer service in a big way, and buying Olivia's train ticket was a pleasure....we then strolled into the old town, and almost immediately found a lovely little italian restaurant with tables outside by the river bank. Liz and I rather unwisely shared a half bottle of wine, as the mixture of good italian food, wine, and sunshine, rendered us virtually ...
... the Venetian carnival which was so cool to experience. People were dressed up with full face masks and costumes that covered every part of their bodies, it was very interesting. Also, all the costumes were hand made which was just incredible because they all had so much detail!
We also visited the basilica in town, all the way at the top of the hill. The outside was pretty ...
... at this point and I had finished seeing most of the town around 4:30 so I started walking around and exploring stores that looked interesting and I ended up purchasing a shirt on sale (the soldes, the biannual sales in almost all stores, are almost done) and then I got some candy from a shop. I kept wandering and made it back to the station around 6:00. My original train was leaving at 7:45, so I asked if I ...
... was probably the coldest place I have ever been to, but also one with the most beautiful landscapes. It has the feel of a town from the middle ages with it's castles and narrow alleyways, while at the same time feeling quite modern with a mall, train station, and as a recognized destination for skiers and snowboarders. The lake for which the town is famous is gorgeous and from what my friend described seems like an amazing spot in the summer. While my sister and I were there ...