Golf-Hotel Rene Capt
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Had a great sleep last night after thirty hours of travel! We were up early though so body clock still adjusting. Today we headed down to Lake Geneva to see the sights. It's very like Queenstown in late Winter /early spring. Bit nippy but quite invigorating.A lovely city set around a beautiful lake. We had a wander round the city including a …
... their fine little town.
Tonight I am staying in an eight-bed dormitory on a camping site. There are two other residents, who I have yet to meet. It's probably the cheapest digs on offer at 23 Swiss Francs (approx 20 Euros) per night. I've done better than I expected for accommodation costs in Switzerland so far, thanks to staying initially in a shared room in a private home and then youth hostelling in Lausanne and ...
... him on this point.
Pete is a very interesting guy. He is a 60-year old pastor in the Dutch Protestant Church, who broadcasts on Dutch radio and is writing a book about his Via Francigena experience. Naturally, we talked about religion but we also discussed a range of other topics during the course of the evening. I couldn't avoid thinking about the Dutch guy in the Martin Sheen film, The Way, but this because of the way he spoke rather than anything else. In addition to ...
... the day. Second, I am no gastronome and so I have rarely elected to go for the restaurant option at meal times. I'm afraid to say that the one time I did resulted in me having the worst food experience I can ever recall.
I suppose it was my own fault. I could have played safe with the steak and frites but, no, I had to be adventurous and choose something completely unknown to me. The dish was called 'Andouillette grilee ou sauce moutarde (et frites)' and I have to ...
... the rain. It was 11 degrees when we set out. We weren't feeling particularly inspired this morning, but it's the sort of weather you tend to get in the Alps! So we hardened up and pedalled off. The track started off along a gravel road with plenty of puddles. So at the start of the day, my shoes were already drenched. A good start! All this rain seems to be washing all sorts of things down the rivers - some of the creeks feeding the Rhone were black! Is that natural? We could ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGolf-Hotel Rene Capt Montreux
Rooms are comfortable & wifi worked great in the rooms. Free buffet breakfast. Free transportation card to get to Chillon Castle or other locations. View of the Castle & the lake in some areas.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.