Hotel La Prairie
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... living in some dude's house with all of his stuff still here. It's right in the centre of Geneva which in our couple of days here seems to be a bit of a stiff place and not particularly friendly. It is a stunning setting on both sides of the lake with a very strong French architectural influence and lovely parks with lots of sculptures and art everywhere, similar to Lugano.
Unfortunately the bathroom scales worked in our new place ...
My stay in Geneva has been a wonderful repose for me and very necessary before my next big adventure where I know I will be seeing lots of sights. In addition to relaxing and getting a lot of work done, I did manage to get out and about a bit and even make some lovely friends.
Saturday I decided to venture to an area of Geneva that I've never visited before. I took the tram to Carouge and walked around a bit making my way ...
... br> In the past I have been less than kind to France. My view was based on our previous visit in 2010 where we stuck pretty closely to the major towns and south coast on the Mediterranean. This time we spent our time in the smaller rural villages and paralleled the coast through
rural and mountain areas. Whilst most of the villages are so depressing it’s a wonder the locals don’t top themselves after their morning coffee, some are real gems. The scenery through ...
... had 153km to cover, supposedly 3 cols and 3300m of vertical, with the cut off time at 5pm. I hope I'm not out there that long!
Here is the detail on the stage from my Strava stats - hope the link works (if not try copying and pasting into your browser).
http://www.strava.com/activities/758821 63/embed/398b4c924414b23ad16e419eda16e9 7a61d95fc7
... to better start than that, and off we went to the flat. It’s great, 3 smallish rooms (+a loo and bathroom) on 3 levels as well as a coffee maker and heaps of info on Lyon. We say that Jamie can help with this too and he says “oh yes, Jamie has been everywhere!”
We’re off down the hill for an explore and it’s lovely. Big rivers (both the Sohne and the Rhone flow through Lyon and we are to learn later that it is because these 2 rivers ...