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Today we visited Chateau Chillon , a 12th century castle. It has been restored to an amazing level. Think Larnach Castle x 5. It was huge and the highest tower equivalent to a modern seven storey house ! It was amazing, great insight into medieval life. This very picturesque Chateau but somewhat spooky building was just a 20 minute walk along the lakeside from where ...
... spectacular! Fresh snow a skiers delight! We detoured to the Nestle chocolate factory tour in the town of Broc then popped into Gruyere to watch some cheese making then next stop Gstaad A very upmarket ski resort/ town. Very much aimed at the rich and famous !. Fur coats worn by the beautiful people with their designer sunglasses and designer dogs on a leash ! Quite entertaining! It was super cold and I really don't do cold very well at ...
... an amazing toy shop, a local supermarket , the botanical Gardens and a visit to the United Nations Headquarters. it was closed for the weekend but had a lively demonstration happening outside by a large group of Syrians , chanting their disgust with what's happening in their homeland! For a big city it was very quiet, not a lot of traffic or people ...
... which he has done while he's skiing since he was 3.
3. his speaking english with a french accent
4. his song about hating summer
5. and of course the payoff at the end
... in New Jersey than Europe. But today the sun blazed through and there are small portions of time when you can actually see blue skies. This morning was the first time I had a full view of the snow-capped mountains. It never gets old. It is incredible how breathtaking these views are.
Today, we've got the Aigle Wine Festival after lunch, amidst much ...
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