Hotel le Drize
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... and the entire residence as a whole has two study rooms, a communal kitchen/common room in the basement, a laundry room, and some offices where the staff work. My roommate's name is Edwina: she's from NYC, NY, goes to BU, and is focusing on IR, like me.
The rest of the day was filled with settling in, unpacking, confirming our classes, getting a neighborhood tour, purchasing a "transports publics genevois" pass (which ...
... is a city deep in gray scale - the mist off the lake mutes most of the buildings to white or dull stone colors, and I have yet to see a local wearing anything but black. Even the other study abroad students seem to all be wearing black, while I am very warm but not particularly sleek or urban in my turquoise coat and cargo ski pants.
Bright side: I am one of the few study abroad students that I've met so far who speaks French! I'm ...
Today was purely about getting off and ready to go.
Rob went round to fix Suzy's tire first thing and make sure she was good to go again. We packed and jammed and weighed for a few hours. Then took off to the train at Bare. We got to Manchester Airport in good time and checked through all okay until security Honestly they are worse the Australia. Our bag had to be scanned again, even after they had checked it - twice! It ...
... us to take all public transportation in Switzerland at half-price for the month and to ride free after 7pm. We found our way to the correct train and arrived in Fribourg around noon to meet up with one of our program coordinators, Banu.
Banu was extremely friendly and made us feel very welcome. The only bad thing was that we were exhausted and dragging our luggage up the large hills to our apartment rooms. We all were assigned our own ...
... not in the mood to do much. In the afternoon however Juliana and I went off for a walk, if only to get out of the house, and met up with Tsiri downtown. We decided to go out to dinner together, but on the way there discovered an outdoor Karaoke booth, that was part of the ongoing Fete de Musique. The booth seemed pretty empty so we decided to sign up. We had to wait ten minutes to go, and in that ten minutes the two men running it played loud music to attract ...
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10 - 12 Route des Jeunes, Carouge | 3 star hotelfrom $133
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