Crowne Plaza Geneva
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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.
... 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, ...
... cows with bells round their necks! And then we were there. Lamoura. Hm, what can I say? Perhaps the village charm only shines through when clad in snow. There are a couple of hotels (with restaurants) and a few shops but for the most part, the place looked shut down. We are sure that there would be much more happening during the ski season. After a quick lap of the main, we ended up back at the hotel for our meal. All four of us ...
After a 9.5 hour flight to Frankfurt, a long bus ride at the airport to the next plane, and a short 50 minute flight, we are in Geneva. Figured out how to take a bus to the hotel, overpaid, arrived and finally got our room. Slight problem with our reservation - they had us down for 2 people only. Kids will have to sleep outside in the rain ;-) --- Went downtown and joined a festival... Walked around, ate drank, got wet, and enjoyed the fireworks... Everyone is beat... Off to ...
... a park which was lovely, a botanical gardens. and ate some bread and cheese...
Then we found ANOTHER park and a little market but it was very hot so we just chilled. Then was time to get train so we hopped on and went to Paris! Overall I have enjoyed Switzerland but it is so expensive, I would only go back when I have much more money I think otherwise I will end up depressed. Maz ...