Le Grand Hotel des Bains
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Continued to head south of Madrid to Spain's Mediterranean coast to visit a desert area where many of Hollywood’s classic westerns were made in the old days. We were told it was an area worth visiting by a couple of Germans we bumped into. By Australian standards pretty ordinary, but for Europeans something quite different.
We followed the coast in a north east direction towards France for a while but quickly lost interest. This is not to say that there ...
We spent only 5 days in Switzerland (it ain't cheap!), and I loved it there. The country itself had overall a genuinely warm, kind vibe.
We stayed in the French-speaking region of the country, in a city called Lausanne, which is on the opposite side of the Lake from Geneva, and has apparently been called "the San Francisco of Switzerland."
The lake is called Lac Leman in Switzerland, ...
... for beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, a couple of paragliders, and the fresh new snow on all the peaks.
This will be our last entry for this trip! If you've been reading along - thanks! We have had a wonderful trip and enjoyed the company of good friends Cindy and Ted McCord on these last 2 weeks of it!
Bonsoir for now! (off to have some raclette and tartaflette for dinner!)
... best industrial tour we have ever taken, and at the end, we were invited into a room where every variety of chocolate they produce was laid out on big platters for everyone to sample, and sample we did. So much so that we thought we might have spoiled our appetite for dinner...but that turned out not to be the
case. We drove up to the old walled town of Gruyeres, and found a small restaurant where we enjoyed the traditional Swiss ...
... happy that I walked the full circuit, taking most of the high routes where there was an option, without using any other mode of transport. That worked well for me. It was not all a stroll in the park but I was happy that I didn't get blisters, hypothermia or lost. I definitely had as many exhausting, as exhilarating, moments. The round trip was about 180km and total climbing was about 10,000m (and as it was a loop the total decent must have ...
Other places to stay in Aigle
Rue Colomb 2-4, Aigle | 3 star hotelfrom $159