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... s just as well that I've been fortunate with my lodgings as food and drink is definitely more expensive here.
The weather was extremely kind to me today. It feels as if it has been raining continuously since I arrived in Switzerland, so it made a really pleasant change not to have to wear my rain gear at all today. Actually, it's pouring down outside right now, but that's no problem as I'm not going out again this evening. I did ...
... the mountain. From there we took a second cable car that took us up to the Aguille du Midi, at 3842m. The view from the cable car was not inspiring, it was pretty much a complete white out. But this is the longest single span cable car in the world. It's incredibly steep too, you arrive at the cable car station almost vertically. On exiting the cable car we were in the middle of a snow storm. Standing on the highest bridge in Europe ...
... by for another rescue mission.
Anyhow, back to today. I walked along the lake shore for 7 hours to get here. It started in the rain and it remained quite gloomy even after it stopped. Above me on the hillside were terraced vineyards that surprised me a little as I didn't know the Swiss went in for wine-making. I also passed a building designed by the famous architectarchitect, Le Corbusier. It didn't look quite as grand as the one I've seen in Zurich, but I only managed to see ...
... We understood the English video a little better than the French one... We also went for a short stroll through the city, checking out sites such as the fountain, flower clock and bridges. We were relieved to finally have some rest after all that riding in the rain. One thing that is confusing me is that the Rhone is filling Lac Leman full of dark grey coloured water, yet the water in Geneva is crystal clear. There are lots of ...
... Gizmo!" Yannick cries as he dashes down the stairs. I let myself into the apartment and walk tentatively into the living room. Waiting on the couch are Matylda and Maria, the two girls Yannick told me about earlier. We introduce ourselves as Yannick comes in through the door with a cat under each arm, one brown and one white.
I don't mention having a cat allergy (Yannick is already helping me out by taking me one night early) but ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking