Hotel Jan

8 Avenue de Beaulieu, Lausanne, Vaud, 1004, Switzerland | Hotel
 

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Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... next adventure, a cog railway up to a glacier. One that used to be so big it was known as the La Mer de Glacé (Sea of ice). Unfortunately those days were long gone. There were markers along the walk down to the glacier that showed its size in years gone by. It has really shrunk in the last decade, which was quite saddening. The route to the glacier involved the cog railway, then a cable car, then 200 steps. Inside the ...

I'm thinking of a jazzy title for this entry.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... was some unflattering graffiti on walls in the town. In all honesty, the place isn't ideal for a rest day as there are some steep inclines to deal with to visit the Protestant Cathedral - protestantism is the major Christian tradition in th is Canton - and other old town sites.

I say that I'm glad to have the guides, yet they contain information about the upcoming climb through the Alps that has triggered fears about how my vertigo problems will be managed as I make my way ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... their heads underwater and fish that you can easily see through the clear water. But how is the water so clear? I know the Rhone isn't the only source of the lake, but where did the gunk go? On returning from CERN our theories of our less than appealing aromas had been confirmed. The hotel cleaners had come through and to quell the strong scent of of our room, had gone overboard with the bleach through the bathroom. When we opened ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... done so far. Then down... Surprisingly, my legs weren't feeling too bad. I think the skins work! Despite our less than enthusiastic start, today's riding was a vast improvement on yesterday's. We had views, very little traffic, and only light rain! Also, it was our last day of riding before two rest days in Geneva! The hills were slow-going - it took an hour to cover the first 10km! Fortunately, the terrain became a little flatter later on. We ...

And Now For Something Completely Different...

A travel blog entry by bmah

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... French speaking Swiss may not or don't understand Swiss-German.

I followed the general framework but anything going technical lost me.

That wasn't the case for the attendees - feedback afterwards during networking was that T did a great job and the presentation was informative, understandable and interesting.

People had come from Lausanne & Zurich and surrounding areas.

Octo had refreshments after: sushi, chips, ...

 

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