Sagitta Swiss Quality Hotel
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.
... Totally appropriate.
The grounds of the museum are simply amazing. You wind up a walkway that has a symbolic relationship to the Olympic distance of a marathon. The flora and fauna had me drooling over the different flowers and types of grass they had growing. As you ascended the walk way - you could see the view of Lake Geneva - just amazing. Beautiful boats, yachts, impeccable hotels and associated grounds speckle and sprawl beyond the main road ...
... It was put into perspective, somewhat, when we read that a basic meal at McDonald's would cost $14. (Switzerland uses Swiss Francs, fairly close to the U.S. dollar in value. Less than a Euro.)
Tuesday found us wandering across town to the Carrouges section of Geneva, across l'Arve River, a quaint, arty neighborhood. I bought a hat, Tamar bought a rock and we had a nice lunch. There was a reception for Mike's conference Tuesday evening at the top of ...
... quand on emménage : les courses ! Apparemment, c’est bien moins cher d’aller en France. Et donc à peine arrivée, que me revoilà en France. Passer une frontière pour aller faire les courses c’est une première ! Je suis allée à Carrefour et j’ai acheté des denrées non-périssables (pâtes, huile, condiments….) et des produits ménagers. Sur le chemin du retour mon sac pesait un âne mort. Pour les légumes, je suis allée au ...
... time that the train would have made it and I got onto a local train to take me to the airport all smooth and on time again J I even bought some nice chocolate for Mirjam who I’ll be couch surfing with in Budapest.
Everything seemed to be so precise and clean and direct in Geneva. The sense of pride around being elegantly Swiss made was clear. I got to the Easy Jet counter and if you’re wondering why I’m telling you all of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed