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After spending one day in the beautiful city of Geneva, I've observed a few things:
1. Geneva is very similar to France; specifically the architecture, food, and language.
2. More Swiss people speak English and are willing to use it than in Paris.
After a delayed flight, a train ride, and trouble finding my hostel, it was late night by the time I got to my room. I took a shower and went straight to bed.
For my one day in Geneva, I woke up early to have breakfast and head out for the day. I walked around the city, saw the Saint Pierre Cathedral, Old Town, Place Nueva and the Jet d'Eau. Being a Monday in Europe, all the museums were closed, so I instead ...
I fell in love with La Clusaz from that date I arrived. I found La Clusaz friendly and hardly see concrete block. Restaurants are plentiful
(on the slopes and in the resort centre. Plenty of varied
skiing (for the novice, children, adults, and for any serious skiers). You hear lots of English speaking people around and even many French (ski and ...
... amazing, perhaps more than 200 stalls throughout the long street. There is the old town reaching down to the lakeside and surrounding the two rivers which merge around the Palais de l'Isle. The lake is surrounded by the Aips and it's absolutely magical beautiful and about 40 km from the Swiss border. It is a perfect spot for romantic getaway, or family vacation.
I would recommend Annecy to anyone who is headed toward the Alps !!!
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Our epic road trip worked out well, as we then had a full day in Annecy, with glorious weather, patisseries to explore and more pool time. This is another part of the world definitely worth a second trip.
Tuesday saw us board the train to Paris, with Ben and Lucy encouraging their Dad to reenact the scene from the Mr Bean movie where the kid gets on the train and ...