Hotel Ibis Pontarlier
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The world famous Olympic Museum in Lausanne Switzerland was founded in 1993. It is an architect's dream, and hold both permanent and temporary exhibits as they relate to sport, Olympics etc.
On Thursday morning, we decided that going to Lausanne to check out this wonder would be a great excuse to get us beyond the Bouveret borders.
We congratulated ourselves on getting to the train station 10 Minutes before the train was about to arrive, and ...
... Sunday after 6 pm (we got here right around 5:30). After settling in we decided to walk down to Lake Geneva to take some pictures. It started to rain (sometimes a little harder than we appreciated) but we got some very nice views of the rainbow that appeared afterwards. We found a restaurant that was open on our way back to the hotel and stopped there for a late dinner. Tomorrow we will be going to the chocolate ...
... winning the world cup!!
The next day, with the weather not promising much, I went for a misty ride around the area, I'm sure you don't want to hear much about my riding but I saw Lions, Camels and Buffalos - there was a circus in town - a video is on my Youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj7Mo3 L-rtJOUQJMEZvu4eg (hopefully)
Thats it from here, see the photo's or videos...
... around by officials before finding the perfect park not far from the circuit. There were thunderstorms that day and we were lucky enough to find shelter under the eaves of a local tradition mud brick house. A polka dot sign nearby advised us that there were three kilometres to the top of hill climb. The build up to the riders coming through is enormous. An hour an a half before they arrive there is a procession of brightly decorated trucks with people tied to ...
... dead person, stood standing together as if on the parade ground. The warm sunshine and green fields surrounding the cemetery gave it a serene feeling. In a strange way it seemed like a nice place to be buried, although I'm pretty sure the servicemen would have liked more control over when and where it was to happen.
The etched maple leaves showed that the overwhelming majority of graves belonged to Canadian forces. A register kept at each site recorded details of ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed