09.15.2010 - 09.15.2010
Arising early, we drove to Montbard to catch the train for our day trip to Switzerland. We had to change trains in Dijon which became hilarious, although not at the time, when the platform for the train had changed and that led us running to another to catch our train only to be told when we got there that the announcement was in error which led everyone running back to where we were to begin with. After we arrived in Lausanne, Switzerland, we realized that we would need Swiss Francs to make purchases which added to our already confusing coin collections. Switzerland, we also discovered, is very warm this time of year so none of our additional outer clothing was necessary; however, we could see snow on the distant mountain tops. We walked along the waterfront park and had lunch by Lake Geneva. Afterwards, we visited another ancient cathedral and walked along the very steep streets before heading back to the train station to head back home. Some of us left to get to the train station early to ensure that we would not have to run to catch it this time, our hearts just wouldn't be able to take it.