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... airport via the train. So easy and handy. And, as today is hot, hot, hot, I'm appreciating the AC. The weather this summer in Geneva has been amazing and the 35+ temperatures should be good prep for what's to come! Sad to leave home (and Craig). When I get back, summer will be ...
... on the night of the 800 year celebration of the town. Everyone seemed to be out enjoying the balmy evening and free entertainment...... And so were we! We even got interviewed by a lovely guy from the local paper. The only issue was trying to negotiate the language, which is a particular dialect of German. Of particular issue the use of parking meters and the menus, but both were eventually negotiated with the assistance of helpful ...
... beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages. Nice gathering and networking session.
Unfortunately we had to make like Cinderella at 21:45. Not trains becoming pumpkins but if we didn't get to the train station to catch our train, we'd be looking to couch-surf or for a hotel in Lausanne for the night.
Rushed goodbyes, we made it to and on the train.
Returned to Lucerne around 1:00 AM and Fasnacht was going strong, or at least the partying was.
... did!! I was wearing my aerobic shoes from the 90's. Before heading out my friend told me that the shoes were a little "dated" and that they only last for a certain period of time. Of course I didn't really believe her...until a few moments later. Incredible..the whole sole just ripped apart!! Just from a little running. It happened to one shoe and then 5min later, the other shoe fell apart as well. It was freakin hilarious!!
Switzerland has been probably the most stunning country we have been to on this trip and definitely the most expensive!!!
We arrived at the airport in Geneva on Sunday and bought our Swiss Pass for the week we will be here. £500 pounds later we were on our way to our hostel in Lausanne!
Lausanne is a pretty central point along Lake Geneva and has made for some good day trips in the area the past 3 days.
We spent our first day traveling by boat ...