Parc des Eaux-Vives
Travel Blogs from Geneva
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.
... MY FAVORITE ICE CREAM!!!'
'Mama and Papa, I love....SWANS!!! LET'S FEED THEM ALL OUR BREAD!!'
Trying to keep a young family together in this amazing area is like herding cats while trying to nail jell-O "OMG…I LOVE HER HEELS!!" …..to a wall.
Ever the helpful Canadians, when approached for directions to the same museum that we were going to, I proudly displayed my iPhone map and pointed in the correct direction.
... Mike was coming from another business venture. He arrived first, I got there an hour later and Tamar was an hour after me. We stayed at a short-term apartment rental which was very well located to Mike's conference and the downtown area. Sunday was spent checking in, walking around, getting our bearings, finding groceries, and wine of course.
My big surprise for Geneva is that they totally speak French there. Not just the guys at the U.N., no, ...
... a quick lunch and then joined another small tour group for an afternoon trip to the town of Annecy. Annecy sits right on the French/Swiss border and is actually in France, but has more of a Swiss culture. It's an adorable little town with small canals and charming shops, cafés and parks. The Alps are the backdrop to the town and makes for a very beautiful setting. We strolled through the village, took lots of pics and ate ice cream cones. We stopped by a local park that had a sweet ...
... view of Geneva. It was so high! I'm not afraid of heights but it was a bit scary. From the top we could see all of Geneva and got a really good view. It was quite cold up there being 1000m up but still nice and sunny. There were hand gliders taking off right where we were standing because the cliff face was quite steep. After grabbing a quick cheap lunch we walked around to see the mountains but the trees were always blocking them. From the top we could see ...
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