Grand Hotel du Lac
Travel Blogs from Vevey
... perfectly safe for many years now.
The canons - that's what they're called - were very kind to me. I attended the evening mass at which a local choir performed beautifully. I dined with them in the evening, and joined them again for sung morning prayers and breakfast.There was a charge for staying there, but at no time did I feel anything other than a pilgrim being given the best of spiritual and temporal hospitality as I ...
... a Dutch guy called Pete who had already completed his pilgrimage to Rome and was making his way back home by a mixture of hiking and public transport. He decided to do it this way largely to make a more gradual reintegration to normal life after 65days on the road. He walked to Santiago de Compostela four years ago and found it difficult to pick up the reins in his work after flying straight back to Amsterdam. I am sure readers of the blog who have made the trip to Santiago will ...
Distance: 91km Cumulative distance: 2849km Best Convenience: a restaurant at our campsite! Riding conditions: puddles, gravel tracks, puddles, cycle paths, puddles, major highway, puddles Weather: wet, cold - hovered between 11 and 14 degrees Gear replacement: It was finally time for a brake pad replacement on Jimbo's bike. A lot of squeezing was happening but not a lot of braking! Today we started off in the rain... Lubing our chains and attaching our gear in the rain then ...
... doing. Spent the weekend exchanging stories, discussing things going on in the world, having delicious home cooked meals and tasty deserts, over a few glasses of wine. With a pool table in the front room, we spent a lot of time playing singles or doubles in the evenings. On Saturday we explored Vevey properly walking into town then along side the lake with huge snow tipped mountains as an amazing backdrop. It's so good to spend some quality time with the ...
... stay in Vevey instead. It is much smaller and with the old town right near the lake, it has much more character and is less touristy.
the castle is the most popular historical tourist site in Switzerland so was busy, and very interesting to see- well worth the visit and the ride on the steam boat ferry was wonderfully scenic with mountains on ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility