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We spent only 5 days in Switzerland (it ain't cheap!), and I loved it there. The country itself had overall a genuinely warm, kind vibe.
We stayed in the French-speaking region of the country, in a city called Lausanne, which is on the opposite side of the Lake from Geneva, and has apparently been called "the San Francisco of Switzerland."
The lake is called Lac Leman in Switzerland, ...
... In the picture we took in the aging cellar, you can see the robot at the far end of the rows of cheese, the little yellow light showing that it's in action.
We took a drive through the countryside to the town of Fribourg, walked around there a bit and returned to our B&B to relax before dinner, which was at a small restaurant next to a tiny chapel in a meadow. The lady who was the owner/chef went out to her garden to pick ...
... and bought some food. Then we embarked on what might have been the most interesting travel experience I've had. Have you seen pictures of those trains that just have bunks on the side of the wall? Well that's what we had on our overnight train to Venice running through Switzerland.
After a bit of hassle we managed to get to sleep.
P.S I know that this is quite short but what can you write about on a train where you're ...
... t cycled much more than that the whole of the previous day! I resolved myself on hopeful positive thinking that this campsite was genuinely by a lake (Thunersee) and therefore had to be downhill from where I was.
Unfortunately the "Alpine Panorama route" I was following may well have been renamed the “hilly detour route” in the gloomy weather. With the route detouring to and fro around the main road to find the ...
... cheese here as they make their own. My poor sweetheart has been sleeping the last hour while I write this so I may go outside for a bit. So far there has been no rain here but since we have arrived, the higher mountains and the passes have disappeared in the clouds. Last thought for the night. Dinner at 6:00 turned out to be dinner at 7:00. It was very good and more than we were expecting at this Swiss budget price. Beef stew ,a large portion of rosti ...