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... and thinking we decided to take the “Air France” flight to Geneva.
The day of travel to Geneva : We had our flight on 8th July at 1:40 am. So had to leave to the airport on 7th evening. We had our semester exams till 3rd of July and hence we dint get much time to pack and buy things. We had to get the currency exchanged from Rupee to CHF, buy some food items, buy the LAN cable to ...
... to the structures including an extra wall for protection against intruders (although it was only rushed once by the Bernese who wanted to free their prisoners) and increasing the height of the main tower. At the time, it's strategic location was a main access route for travelers and trade coming from and going to Italy. The castle is equipped with three courtyards, sentry walkway, the main tower, numerous bedrooms, a crypt, a torture room, dungeons, 'bathrooms', a church, grand halls, ...
Well, here we are, getting to the stage where it's all becoming very real now! What started off as a late night dreamy conversation more than 1 year ago (potentially there were some bottles of wine involved) about wanting to go and see the world, is actually about to happen.
And what a year it has been! Initial dreams very quickly turned into real plans with a very real, ...
... ice making plant that made someone very rich until fridges were invented. Luckily the owner sold the business to someone else a couple of years prior! Once we arrived in Lyon we went to our room, unpacked, had a briefing, dinner and bed. What a tiring day! It turned out that the "shorter" trip to Lyon (not through Switzerland) was not much fun. It took a long time as someone was ill and needed frequent pit stops. The bus was also rather cramped. So .... It seems we made the right ...
... way, between the vines. Very romantic if not for Rob. Some more nice photos though. On our way back to Rivaz we passed by the little wine bar, offering a wine degustation menu of local wines. As it would be rude to pass up - and it would be closed the following day - we made our way in and sat out in the small windowed conservatory overlooking the vines. We tried a few surprisingly good reds and spoke to the owner. He told us that the wine making region ...