Mandarin Oriental, Geneva
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... to go on Friday and see a little bit more of the "behind the scenes," thanks to Tara Hughes, the wonderful mother of my roommate at BC/soulmate, Betsy Hughes. Mrs. Hughes introduced me on Facebook to her friend, Winnie Romeril, who was recently deployed by the WHO to Sierra Leone as the spokesperson on Ebola. Winnie is in Geneva until Tuesday, essentially debriefing and "discharging" from the WHO (she's not actually a full-time employee but ...
... one with Alastair around the Parc de le Grange a very large garden estate near Sarah's apartment and the other around the lake and up to the Palais des Nations (UN's HQ in Geneva) for a guided tour. After the tour we met up with Sarah and she took us for a walk around the UN gardens and then to lunch in one of the UN ...
... moments because it was scary and because I was over tired. There was no harm and they didn't even honk or anything it's just I swerved before I checked the other lane and if there had been someone there it would have been disastrous. It was over in a flash and we were back to the apartment. I made some soupd and we had bread but I was so tired after that after we finally found the remotes for the air conditioners I laid down in the cool room, read a little and went to sleep.
Today was a good day for final preparations and a bit more tourist activities in Geneva. After breakfast, we walked up to the bike shop to get fitted for our bikes, which will be our friendly steeds for the upcoming 8 days. These bikes are much nicer than our bikes at home, and also better than the ones as we remember them from 2 years ago, with 30 speeds to choose from as we venture out to the Alps. For the morning, we decided to take the town train out to Carouge, a nearby suburb ...
... our flight was delayed! Ugggh we could have bolted the airport and checked out Geneva. Ho ho not this time. We had the pleasure of sitting around eating overpriced food and drinking Swiss wine. Yeah I said it, Switzerland has wine. If you ever get a chance to try...make sure you pass, because in a nut shell it was pretty gross, much like the city of Silver Spring Maryland having a Jazz Fest (Ew gross). However, ...