Le Moulin de Bathieu
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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 ...
... next adventure, a cog railway up to a glacier. One that used to be so big it was known as the La Mer de Glacé (Sea of ice). Unfortunately those days were long gone. There were markers along the walk down to the glacier that showed its size in years gone by. It has really shrunk in the last decade, which was quite saddening. The route to the glacier involved the cog railway, then a cable car, then 200 steps. Inside the ...
... him on this point.
Pete is a very interesting guy. He is a 60-year old pastor in the Dutch Protestant Church, who broadcasts on Dutch radio and is writing a book about his Via Francigena experience. Naturally, we talked about religion but we also discussed a range of other topics during the course of the evening. I couldn't avoid thinking about the Dutch guy in the Martin Sheen film, The Way, but this because of the way he spoke rather than anything else. In addition to ...
... 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 ...
... and along relatively narrow roads. A beautiful day for driving in the mountains. After looking at a few ski shop sales, and drinking an espresso, to overcome a caffeine deficit, we wound our way past the cows, clanging their bells, up to the top of Col du Columbiere where we stopped for lunch. Then down the other side to Cluses where we located a couple ...
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