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We spent only 5 days in Switzerland (it ain't cheap!), and I loved it there. The country itself had overall a genuinely warm, kind vibe.
We stayed in the French-speaking region of the country, in a city called Lausanne, which is on the opposite side of the Lake from Geneva, and has apparently been called "the San Francisco of Switzerland."
The lake is called Lac Leman in Switzerland, ...
... another manufacturing process, the making of Gruyere cheese. There are cows everywhere we turn here and the pasture becomes a symphony as they move about with their different-sized bells, producing the milk that typically ends up at the cheese production facility, the "fromagerie". Here the milk is heated and rennet is added to cause the milk to curdle. When it has semi-solidified, it's heated some more and cut in a large vat into ...
... After the obligatory Clair's and cream and double espresso, we said goodbye to Claude and headed to Vevey, a lovely coastal town with a strong artistic heritage. The walk along the promenade and back through the town took 90 minutes and was a pure joy. Only sunshine and warm weather has followed us all the way through Europe so far, and these towns come to life in this climate. The highlight though was our last stop at the famous (smoke on the water) Monteux. This mid size town ...
... 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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