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All these classes were interesting and fun. We also got many chances to interact with students from other countries while doing the assignments and working in class. All the professors were very friendly and were always ready to clear our doubts. And sometimes we used to get chocolates too in the class!!
The FOOD!!: The afternoon lunch was provided at the university cafeteria. We were given the lunch coupon and were allowed to ...
... and everything else you'd think they would need to keep the community running. We all thought the castle was really cool and were glad we added in the side trip! I convinced Shane to walk back to the hotel. We had about an hour and half before we needed to be at the train station and there is a large walking path that runs along the lake. The sun was out and it was beautiful! Along the path, there were cool animal sculptures made out of plants and bushes too that Nolan liked! We went by ...
... to do list. Some parts of that list have been great fun: initial research, planning the route, buying the plane tickets, simply dreaming, talking to friends and family about it....and of course, equipment shopping!
Little did we know that the fun activities only take up about 30% of the planning though. The rest is just a mountain of admin, chasing people, screaming down the ...
... the last 5km back to our car. Another good day.
On our way back from Gruyères, we stopped in Cottens, the small village where I grew up until I finished high school and served in the Swiss Army. I parked our rental car at the train station, and we walked passed my old elementary school. Not much has changed in the past 40 years. We walked up to my old neighborhood from the train station on the same road I took every day. Everything seemed ...
... br> At the very end, we entered a room with all the chocolate for sampling. There were 7 different bars and filled types for tasting – as much as you could eat! We sampled almost all of them and came out of there feeling very stuffed. Anoop decided that was a poor tactic on their part since it meant he wasn't as inclined to buy huge amounts of chocolate afterwards. Nevertheless, we seemed to manage just fine and came out with a wide selection of chocolate to enjoy ...