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A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... though once again a large chunk of it was done in the rain. I stayed at the youth hostel for two nights to enable me to take a side-trip to a neighbouring town to collect my guidebooks from the local post office. I am glad to have access to off-road routing after several days relying again on my road map.

Lausanne is home to the International Olympic Committee and FIFA. ClearlyClearly, there was a lot of civic pride in the Olympic association, whereas the only evidence of ...

Memories of France #3

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... to thank everyone else out there - that's you lot -who have helped me on my journey. I am never alone when I receive messages of support and encouragement through this electronic medium. I am never alone when I can call for help or just to enjoy a moment or two of human contact on the telephone after another day walking alone through fields, forests and urban landscapes. I could go on but I won't; sometimes less is more.

News from Switzerland will follow soon.



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Day 51: Sion to Vevey

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... lost my balance! Fortunately I stayed upright, but my pannier bags bounced outward! Just after catching our first few glimpses of the lake, and passing a sign to Noville, we looked back and saw something terrifying... It was probably the scariest cloud I've ever seen! It looked like a giant sausage in the sky! We knew that could only mean one thing... We're getting wet! Nearing Montreax, we lived through a cyclists worst nightmare - heavy traffic, loads of pedestrians, no ...

Memories of France #II

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... he was slain provided a very powerful image to set me on my way.

I thought I did well to complete the 30km+ walk to Dover in one go. It was a difficult first day, especially as I didn't leave Canterbury until 12.45pm on a hot Sunday afternoon.

I am not sure if the weather had anything to do with the fire at the Co-op food store in Shepswell on the Sunday evening, but it certainly provided great excitement for the locals who ...

Lovely Lausanne and tasty Gruyere!

A travel blog entry by cfamilytravels

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... br> The boys LOVED the tour of the chocolate factory. It is done really well with a series of themed rooms that you are guided in to, with lots of theatrics as they tell you about the history of the brand and chocolate making. Then we saw the huge robotic machines that were actually mixing/pouring/cooling/packaging the chocolate and the final room was the 'degustation' room where we got to sample as many of the different types of chocolate as we wanted. Heaven. On. ...