Travel Blogs from La Bruguiere
We ended up getting to the hotel at about 8 PM, so didn't have time to go back into town for dinner and to see the city. It was a bit of a bugger considering we won't have time tomorrow as we are at CERN all day. Instead, we went next door to a nice Italian place. I had an awesome risotto, and many of the others got other fantastic looking pasta dishes and pizzas.
... interactive museum experience was perfect!
One floor brings back the excitement of the games through ear phones, and you can hear the crowds cheering while athletes achieve Olympic feats and fame.
Personal garb from various athletes have been put on display on another floor, giving you a sense of who they were, or at least their physical stature.
Yet another floor takes you through the history of the Olympics and the key people ...
... Angela wowed us with fresh pizza. Mmmmm…felt like we were in a 5 star restaurant. Now that we knew where to get wine, we were on "sommelier duty" and she was the chef du jour! Once again she had us entranced with her European adventure stories, and had me making a mental note about all the Italian villages that we absolutely needed to visit.
Ahhh…I love "restaurant" nights!
... 8220;gentle” is replaced with “grab the first floaty ring before someone grabs another to add to their collection of 17 as they go by”. It was AWESOME!!!! The outdoor splash park was incredible. To look at. Brrrrrrrr! Even in full sun, the water, a mere 20degrees, was a weeeee bit on the chilly side. Incredibly, the kids just sat by and watched as the other, more ‘hardened swiss ‘ – must be all the cheese – ran in and ...
It was about 11:30 PM when I looked outside and realized how little there is in Switzerland.... like. Nothing. Obviously in the dark it looks a lot less glamorous, and a **** ton scarier.
So I started to freak out.
If I missed any train, I would be stranded in these dead train stations all night until the morning. We were supposed to arrive at 11:54, but it was already 11:56. ****.
I stood at the doors as the train crawled to ...