Booked my airline tickets yesterday: arriving Geneva 18th July, leaving Geneva 11th August.
Will spend first two days and last day along the lac Léman, probably Lausanne at one end of the trip and Vevey at the other.
In between three weeks in the mountains. Current plans (no reservations yet, so open to suggestions):
- A week in (surprise ) Évolène, my favorite village in Switzerland.
- A week in Kandersteg. I spent a few days there say 20 years ago. The real point is to be in the Oberland but not in Mürren, which I have visited twice recently. Wengen and Grindelwald seem too close to it to really qualify as change, but I am open to suggestions.
- a week in Château-d'x, as I have never visited the Alpes Vaudoises. Took the scenic train through the area more than once half a century ago, but never actually stayed there. Again, I am open to suggestions.
This is a much shorter trip than usual, but I will be "celebrating" my 76th birthday soon after my return, and am no longer up to six week hiking vacations. Please note that I am NOT