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Jul 11, 2015 - A Gorge, Trout and a Lake

Pit's great. He knows just where to go and what to do for the day! Today he had a plan and we just followed along happy to tag behind and go where he thought we should. Firstly a drive to the Neuchatel area which was made a lot longer because of several road 'deviant's as the Swiss call them. We call them roadworks and usually just close a lane, and use some stop-go people to control the remaining lane. The Swiss just close off the road altogether and send you on a 100 mile detour round some obscure narrow little country lanes - you and the...

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Jun 20, 2010 - Neuchatel, Switzerland

I arrived at Marc's graduation 2 minutes before it started. I met a dad on the train and he grabbed us a cab when we arrived at the Gare or I would have been super late. The grad was really fun. The parents and kids partied until the sun rose the following day. Everyone went to a bar called Las Vegas (what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, including parents dancing on table...) Jason won the top student award for 1 semester students. He is still trying to figure out what that means. Marc won the french culture award and most likely to be the...

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Sep 24, 2008 - Neuchatel Sep 24-25

I was going to spend a few days in Fribourg, but due to some research and advice from locals, I changed my plans and hopped on down to Neuchatel. I spent my first day walking along the lake and through the old, midieval town. The architecture of the old buildings were filled with yellow stone that made the town look like it was carved out of butter. Walked up and around the the Collegiate church and The Chateau, which gave the town its name. Spent 1 Franc to walk up the Tour des Prisons(prison tower), which gave a great view of the city and...

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