Hotel De L'ours

2 rue du Bugnon, Lausanne, Vaud, CH-1005, Switzerland | Hotel
 

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Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... off the route descriptions from our e-guidebook (we have the hard copy of the book but left it at home to save weight), finding out how it differs from the GPS tracks, which unfortunately is significantly. So we have a highlighter to colour in the areas to look out for on our 1:200,000 map (1cm=2km). Oh yeah, this is going to be fun... Our laundry has finished drying, so at least for this next stage, we will start off fresh and ...

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A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... 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 ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... We understood the English video a little better than the French one... We also went for a short stroll through the city, checking out sites such as the fountain, flower clock and bridges. We were relieved to finally have some rest after all that riding in the rain. One thing that is confusing me is that the Rhone is filling Lac Leman full of dark grey coloured water, yet the water in Geneva is crystal clear. There are lots of ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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Distance: 92km Cumulative distance: 2941km Best Convenience: the Travel Angels, mobile tourist information people Riding conditions: crazy ups and downs, a few busy roads Weather: patchy rain, cloudy top of 15 degrees We awoke this morning to the sound of rain pelting down on our tent. The rain was very heavy and unrelenting for the next two hours... Do we really want to ride today... ? There's a train line right next door... Ferries across the lake... ...

Fast

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... I could feel it in my legs, maybe yesterday was a mistake, these thoughts flew through my mind !!! We battled on, in groups of 20, sometimes leading them, sometimes in the pack, our speed staying high, and all I was doing was counting down the Ks/hours and living the dream that we were going to crack 6 hours !!!

At 120ks, we reached Geneva and picked up a larger pack and got into it. We were motoring along at 37ks an hour and with 10ks to go, Lucy ...

Location

This hotel, located on 2 rue du Bugnon, Lausanne, is near Cathedrale de Lausanne, Place St-Francois, Cave a Jazz Chorus, and Castle St-Marie.
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