Pat and Chris came to visit and we hiked our rear ends off, both literally AND figuratively!

As followers of this blog are undoubtedly aware, one of my favorite things to do here in Geneva and elsewhere across Europe is hiking. So when our two sons expressed an interest in getting a lot of hiking in during their 2-week visit, I was happy to comply. The best part, of course, would be the time spent exploring the great outdoors with the boys, but as an added benefit, we’d achieve a common fitness goal: to be in better shape after the two week vacation than we were beforehand.

Here’s a day-by-day rundown (with photographic evidence) of our hiking regimen during their two week visit to Geneva and points beyond. Continue reading

Check out these sick cars, yo!

One of the things that Chris introduced us to when he was in town was to wander in front of the Four Seasons hotel which always attracts an array of very awesome and awesomely expensive sports cars. For whatever reason, there appears to be a strong correlation between people in Switzerland who like to dine or stay at the Four Seasons Hotel and people who own really sweet sports cars.

Here are some of the cars you are likely to see when you walk past the Four Seasons Hotel. Continue reading