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... a great chat with two Dutch climbers - my roommates - who have explained my route in great detail and given me some very useful tips, including making it a three-day journey instead of the two I had planned (yet more Chemin angels?). I'm now off to watch the Brazil vs Netherlands 3rd place match with my new friends, so there goes my early night.
Well, would you believe it, I'm here in Montreux in the middle of the annual jazz festival. The place is full of stages, chill areas and stalls selling all sorts of merchandise. I'm on the outskirts of town and I'm still debating to make the 40 minute round trip to take in some of the free acts. I think I'll 'Take 5' and then decide.
It's the end of day 4 in Switzerland. I slipped across the border without fanfare at 09.25 on Monday morning. No choir of yodellers; not even a ...
... Miserables fame). Incidentally, Besancon is also noted as a major influence in horology and the manufacture of electric bicycles.
A few words about French cuisine. First, it doesn't exist at breakfast time. I quickly tired of the daily morning diet of pain et confiture, confiture et pain, ad nauseum.
One of the good things about having to stay in more expensive hotel accommodation was the likelihood that you could tuck into a delicious bowl of cornflakes ...
... Steep hills. We were following these through the vineyards that line the hills when we spotted a campsite down by the lake shore. It was after 6pm and we had had enough of this brutal day of riding. This is a very popular campsite, we have already run into some fellow Aussies here (for the jazz festival), but there are heaps of tents up. Yet this would have to be one of the worst campsite I've been to. Hot showers cost 1 Franc for 4 minutes. For that, Susan got 100% hot, ...
... fun... said our good byes to Pierre and his family, then went for one last look around town. Enjoyed lunch, before most importantly stocking up on Swiss chocolate. Before we knew it was time to part, with our family driving back to Geneva airport and us heading back North to continue exploring Switzerland. After such a good weekend we wanted it to last longer, but we know it won't be long untill we are back in the UK ourselves after travelling the rest of ...
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