Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva
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... as it gives me a chance to get my washing dry. Usually when camping in the wet there is just no way to get anything dried out. Had a Thai meal tonight. Not much choice as its a Sunday. Not bad. Slightly concerned about tomorrow's walk. Both books describe it as the most difficult of the whole walk. Not recommended in the wet or when on your own or with a heavy rucksack. Strike three as the saying ...
... went into getting the best possible so pretty vexing to be so careless. For the initiated a travel towel is a piece of material about 2 x 1 foot that will dry you (sort of) and can then be wrung almost dry. Huge variety from nasty slimy ones to the 'state of the art' type which is what I used to have until it came unclipped from the top of my rucksack. It gives you an idea of ...
Time to try an ATM. The good news was it worked. The bad news was that because it is Switzerland they think it useful to give 400SF out in 2 notes, each worth about £140. How am I going to go into a boulangerie and buy some breakfast with those. Or even a cafe. Anywhere that is going to accept them will be out of my budget. Despite there being places to buy food I couldn't buy anything. Managed on 2 mars ...
... sign on the path. But pretty obvious from the surroundings. Hadn't realised that the change would be so immediate. Much less agricultural and oozes money. Tried to get into a religious place for the night. Despite it being in my guidebook they acted like I had rabies. Couldn't get rid of me fast enough. Went to campsite, a mile in the wrong direction but they had space (it was getting dark by then) and they took euros. Haven't tried an ATM ...
... on Saturday and being closed all day Sunday!
But we managed with leftovers from Friday and a fruit and vege store being open...so we have eaten quite well really. I was quite impressed with the pasta dish I concocted with eggs, onion,basil, garlic, cheese and tomatoes- (plus pasta) - with all the fresh ingredients it tasted pretty good!
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- Tennis Court
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms