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Pigs in Spain are big business, and pollo (chicken). Industrial scale factory farming appears to be favoured, with the animals spending their entire lives inside sheds. If you favor red meat you will have to search for it. As for Asian food, forget it, it’s not on their radar over here.
The other night we arranged to camp outside the gate of a campground so that we could get an early start in the morning. Camp grounds here often have a ...
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!)
The Swiss love their cheese and chocolate, but surprisingly, we are not seeing many overweight among the citizenry. I guess endless hiking up steep mountainsides gets rid of all of the calories.
Arriving in the charming little town of Broc near Gruyeres, we found that it's home to the Cailler chocolate factory, an establishment founded in the 1800's and still producing wonderful varieties of chocolate delights today. The tour is ...
... we didn’t want to get wetter!
An hour shopping and fueling up French style and we were on the road back to Argentiere to the camp site hoping it was going to stop raining. It was due to clear up this PM, but it’s still raining. We had our Pizza sat out in the Basher and are now time wasting before we go back to our dark, wet, cold, damp, cool and wet (did I say this) tent.
What will the night bring, will we get up to the mountains ...