Mercure Annemasse Porte de Geneve
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... of previously. They cross the lake at various points so that people would not have to go all the way around the lake. And it was pretty fun, I guess. But less than 2 minutes later, I was back on dry land. :(
And so, I went back to the Cathedral to see if it was finally open. And it was. About 150 odd-steps up the stair case or so, I was finally at the top of the North tower. The view was certainly pretty but not breathtaking. It would have been ...
... meant I had to choose between a boat cruise and the UN... In the end, I chose the UN but tried so hard to get on a boat today. Was unsuccessful but am hoping tomorrow will be my chance... Honestly... I almost regret it. The UN in Geneva really doesn't feel much different than the UN office I visited in New York. A bit older maybe, because it was established during the time of the League of Nations so it was maybe a bit more decorative but... still. The ...
... replaced, a jogger zipped past me and stopped a bus that she thought I was trying to catch, LOL. So nice. Even though I didn't want to catch it.
Also. Bibliothèque. French for library (or book room, lol). Sounds so funky. My new favourite French word. Like I had one, lol. Oh, and Geneva speaks French btw. Hit the jump for more pictures (instead of randomly placed pictures like you have here...)
We took the metro into the centre of Lyon, in between the two rivers (the Rhône and the Saône) and spent some time looking around. Lyon is a neat city – old, and “Perisian” feeling, but very clean and modern at the same time. We saw the fountain in the “Place des Jacobins”, and we went to the “Place Bellecour” and saw the equestrian statue of Louis XIV (Marc told us that the original creator of the statue ...
... hours, literally getting lost as they twist and turn through arch ways and tiny corridors. There are all sorts of cute shops with more amazing shopfronts and window displays, and an array of cafés and restaurants to sit and watch the world go by. On the way home we stopped at an old chateau in town which has now been transformed into an art gallery and museum. (A little boring to be honest.....but I always love climbing those stone spiral staircases and looking out the ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking