Travel Blogs from Flaine
... boats, the Jet d'Eau, and a beautiful mountain scape.
Lake Geneva has the clearest water I have ever seen in a lake. The lake itself is surrounded by the 2nd most populated city in Switzerland, so it is interesting that they have the ability to keep the water so clean and clear. Lake Geneva is also surrounded by very large snow covered mountains.
The coolest site in Geneva was the Jet d'Eau, which is basically a huge spout of water ...
... s novella Daisy Miller (1878). The history of Chillon was influenced by three major periods: the Savoy Period, the Bernese Period, and the Vaudois Period. We walked the grounds and then walked for about a half hour along the lake looking at the alps and the beautiful fall leaves... Dad I took some pictures for you! We then headed back to Geneva to see the 'must see's if you will a giant 3 legged chair titled Broken Chair... Made of 5.5 tons of wood it is ...
Today we boarded our first train leaving toulouse at 07h18 or so. It was a long day of getting on and getting off. Once we arrived and sorted out our next few train tickets we decided to keep our packs and stop for Coffee the menu looked lacking and I hadn't found a machine to take out franks so I opted for a coffee and ate some almonds. Gen headed to Starbucks as it is ...
... Lausanne [managed to sneak through the fence, thanks to clever C], walked down to harbour to take photos by the lake [just as beautiful – never get tired of lake and snow-capped mountains!], tram up to old town where we follow the walking tour, ran for our train and made it, ate overpriced food by the river, got to the airport in good time.
In conclusion, Geneva itself is nice, but it’s probably only worth 1 or at most 2 ...
... to stay here for quite a while, just maybe going home for Christmas, and going on a few trips. I am probably going to visit a good friend in Kosovo in a couple of months, which is super exciting! :) But I am very happy to stay in Geneva.. first because I can't stand moving any more, it's so boring.. And because I truly like this city! This is definitely a place that I would choose to move to and spend a few years.
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Place de l Eglise, Flaine | 2 star hotel
- Not bad at all
- I like children when their parents are in control
- Close to slopes