Hotel de la Cigogne
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... of eight from there to the hotel in their minivan.
The trams are great: clean, cheap, and all electric. The city of Geneva (from what I could see) was really clean too, with recycling bins everywhere there's a rubbish bin. The water here even tastes like New Zealand water! The hotel is really nice too, with big modern rooms. Definitely nice to have some space after ...
... Totally appropriate.
The grounds of the museum are simply amazing. You wind up a walkway that has a symbolic relationship to the Olympic distance of a marathon. The flora and fauna had me drooling over the different flowers and types of grass they had growing. As you ascended the walk way - you could see the view of Lake Geneva - just amazing. Beautiful boats, yachts, impeccable hotels and associated grounds speckle and sprawl beyond the main road ...
... flight to Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, July 13. It was rainy, so there was no visibility for the first half of the flight. Eventually, I noticed that there were some white clouds sticking up above the rest of the mostly level surface of the clouds, like islands in the Caribbean. Nope, not clouds, but mountain tops. All in a line. And there's one really, really big one at the end. Mont Blanc as I came to realize.
Tamar and Mike were traveling ...
... could take a rest day here... And our shoes are still wet, and we hate putting on wet shoes... But we did want to conquer our mission to ride all the way from the North Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. And we will undoubtedly meet with rain throughout our journey over the Alps. So we decided on the 'wait and see' option. We packed up and ate breakfast inside the tent, and headed to the restaurant for cappuccinos. By this time, the rain was finally easing ...
... That morning routine is enough to put the most even keeled guy on edge.
The last time I flew to Lisbon was a much different scenario then this one. Not only did I have the screaming baby and the unruly passenger who was complaining about everything under the sun we hit bad turbulence halfway into the flight. But this was not your average turbulence that goes unnoticed, and last for a few short minutes. Ho ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed