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Well here we are back in beautiful Switzerland, this time in Geneva. They still have their own funny coloured money, they still have strange powerpoints, it is still very expensive but this time they are all French. Now that I have got the hang of Italian I have now got to change my Si's back into Oui's and my Grazia's back into Merci's.
Our home for a couple of days is our first AirBNB rental which is great, although just a ...
My stay in Geneva has been a wonderful repose for me and very necessary before my next big adventure where I know I will be seeing lots of sights. In addition to relaxing and getting a lot of work done, I did manage to get out and about a bit and even make some lovely friends.
Saturday I decided to venture to an area of Geneva that I've never visited before. I took the tram to Carouge and walked around a bit making my way ...
... made me feel right at home. Phillip Ménard, a one-man-blues-band, performed all sorts of blues tunes, in English, that it caught me by surprise when he kept speaking in French in between the songs, lol. He was quite talented and it was really nice to get out, be a part of the local scene and hear some great music.
The apartment I'm staying in is quite cozy and my host is ...
... wine and sitting next to the canals to drink them, straight out of the bottle! I suppose college students are the same everywhere, but I always expect the French to be more proper. The stereotype about smoking is definitely true though. Most of them have very good physiques, however at least 90% of them smoke. Obviously our cultures differ on the health aspects we consider to be most important.
Anyways, we’re leaving for the museum in 10 minutes or so, so I’ll leave it at ...
... counter to get a new connection through Madrid so we could still be to Geneva at a decent time. After the shortest night ever while in flight (whenever you travel east), we landed in Madrid in time to see the sunrise over the beautiful arid Spanish countryside. Then it was onto Geneva where we boarded a train for an hour, followed by three windy bus rides ...