Hotel de Savoie
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... round trip, with a stop for a refreshing beer.
Saturday 19th September 2015
The first day for quite some time, we woke up to sunshine,
A cycle ride to Annecy and a little beyond. I thought Kathleen was going for the "round the lake" trip, but, not quite, "only" 15 miles today.
The sun stayed out for us, until we were passing Annecy on the return trip. We were able to dive into a bar to avoid a shower, then continue ...
... bridge and a lot of mountains and pretty valleys.
We arrived in Annecy about 3 pm with
instructions how to get into the AirBNB that I had booked. The first
objective was to find the door. Rami had it located on google maps on
his phone but it was hidden behind a truck that was unloading
furniture through the window of the apartment opposite. Then a code to get in the front door.
Then locate apartment on the first floor of a dark old building ...
Breakfast in room, walked to train station to see about a trip to Le Cerque, decided not to go, walked to Old Town of Geneva, caught the tram to Plan De Palais, trash & trivia market, then cheese fondue and Vin Chaud (mulled wine) for ...
Breakfast in room, picked up our tickets from the train station and changed some money from CHF to Euro. Walked to lake Geneva, took a boat ride on the lake - very cold out on the lake. Lunch at Burette Les Bains, a hidden gem on Lake Geneva. Walked to Old Geneva Town then back to our room for a ...
... and look very picturesque. In Annecy, we wandered around sans carte like genuine world travelers, and actually managed to do well on our own. We decided to opt out of sitting down to try raclettes, and instead went to a grocery store and bought the ingredients (potatoes and cheese) to make it at "home". After a crazy saga of getting home, involving the bus driver asking the riders for directions to Geneva, we made it back at 8pm, stuffed our ...