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Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Geneva July 5th 1988

Geo: 46.2038, 6.13996Semi-cloudy.Carlos and Karen left early. After breakfast, we met Bob and Joyce at the airport. Got room at hotel. Began walking around old town. Dinner at local cafe.... read more
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Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Geneva July 4th 1988

Geo: 46.2038, 6.13996Cloudy.Fitfull sleep -- many kids, music on train. Arrived Munchen and went to cafe for breakfast. Ate well. Return to train, to Zurich with various compartmentmates. Too cloudy to see the mountains. Calm train from Zurich to Geneva.Called Carlos; all went to see salsa show in park. Karen arrived from London. Stayed up for a while, talking.... read more

Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Geneva June 9th 1988

Geo: 46.2038, 6.13996Most others at the hostel appeared dress for office work; speaking in French or Swiss German and appear to know each other well.Geneva is not always an exceptionally attractive city. While a few buildings have their nice qualities, most are semi-erorded and in need of general renovation. The waterfront, however, with its parks, fountains, boats, etc. is just lovely if one doesn't look too closely (but that is always true). The lac is a very peaceful place, and I like it quite a bit here. Maybe Paul and I will buy a chateau on the hill across the lake. I see one I like. It's massive enough for all the extended family, plus it has a large formal garden and rolling green pastures. Perfect. Wrap it up. We'll take it.Took overnight train to Hamburg; ... read more

Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Geneva June 7th 1988

Geo: 46.2038, 6.13996Cloudy.Up and showered early. Packed, left for Geneva. Big cow fest going on in Interlaken. Gave our hosts a flowering plant as a thank you. Arrived Geneva at 18.00h; walked to hostel. Had dinner at an Italian restaurant.I'm the only one in my dorm room at the hostel. Paul came over to talk about plans. Returned to his room, and I went to bed. Paul dealt with a snoring and noisome roommate. I had to cope with a gurgling sink.... read more

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