La Fleur de Lys
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Continental Breakfast
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... look at the thousands of cheese wheels aging in the cave, we picked up some crackers in the gift shop to accompany our samples of cheese and set out towards Lake Geneva for a quick drive-by look-see. Chris took the wheel and I enjoyed the scenery.
As we headed south, the weather cleared even more, and as we arrived in Chexbres it was gorgeous, sunny, and warm - with the temperature in the mid 70s. This tiny village sits just above the north shore of ...
... but regardless, the next time you see someone wearing a really tacky shirt that says “Ireland” and has countless sheep in various stages of slumber (totally serious…it exists), ask yourself about the worst shirt that you have ever received and give that person a nod because they either have guts, had a serious fashion issue or the person who gave it to them is walking next to ...
... adjoining the property. About 8 baby cows were in pens outside the barn. Monsiuer Murith motioned us in to see the cows being milked in the barn. The most profound thing about what we were watching is that this farmer, cheese maker is the only man in the Gruyeres region who still makes the cheese by hand, in the traditional way and we were witnessing a part of that process. It really was amazing.
But then again, it has been ...
... softly with the very few words we spoke. There was no one out and about and, yet again, we felt like we were the only ones around. It was awesome and rich and colorful.
We met up with Jane and Lea at the "train station" ... covered bench at the bottom of the hill with Lake Geneva 30 feet away and waited for our train to Montreux (free on the Local Card) where we bought our tickets to Gruyeres on our half fare card...7 ...
... windows. Reed and Ryen took advantage of looking out of every window and letting their imagination run wild--princesses who lived in a faraway winter wonderland where people speak a different language and cultures are not the same as ours. Hmmm….I wonder if they are speaking about their own lives at the moment.
Our stomachs were rumbling with the smell of ...