BEST WESTERN Porte du Sud de Geneve
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... of eight from there to the hotel in their minivan.
The trams are great: clean, cheap, and all electric. The city of Geneva (from what I could see) was really clean too, with recycling bins everywhere there's a rubbish bin. The water here even tastes like New Zealand water! The hotel is really nice too, with big modern rooms. Definitely nice to have some space after ...
When a very dear and very long-time friend emails you that she's going to be in an interesting city that's much closer to you than it is to her, and asks if you can come out to play with her, what possible answer can you give other than "But of course!"? Mike had a conference he was attending and Tamar came along because she could. And what good is it to live in Europe and not take advantage of opportunities like this?
So, that's how I ended up on an ...
After a really pleasant morning in Lyon, we set out on our drive to Lamoura. However . . . the car's navigation went bonkers so we ended up winging it for much of the way. I think that she had problems finding enough satelites. Maybe something to do the mountains?? We call the sat nav Maj. Jo decided early on that her voice had a somewhat pompous air - almost regal, we thought(!). We tried a few names out but the one that stuck was Maj. ...
After a 9.5 hour flight to Frankfurt, a long bus ride at the airport to the next plane, and a short 50 minute flight, we are in Geneva. Figured out how to take a bus to the hotel, overpaid, arrived and finally got our room. Slight problem with our reservation - they had us down for 2 people only. Kids will have to sleep outside in the rain ;-) --- Went downtown and joined a festival... Walked around, ate drank, got wet, and enjoyed the fireworks... Everyone is beat... Off to ...
... s) so it has been an emotional time but it is still lovely to be in Switzerland and in the mountains.
The next leg is Strasbourg and we are both looking forward to getting back into interrailing proper after the villa and our several short stops.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service