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Old 02-04-2013, 01:40 PM   #18
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Is that a Swiss flag? Nope

Before beginning the Route des Grandes Alpes, I spent a night in Geneva. Being in Switzerland, I paid a downright silly price to set up a tent next to the lake. The hot shower and lake view with swans was included, but 1 hour of WiFi and fresh croissant with espresso in the morning was extra. This part of Switzerland speaks French being near the border. When I started into the French Alps the architecture and villages reminded me a lot of Switzerland as well. The flags I saw everywhere and on everything also looked a lot more Swiss than French? I realized it was the flag of Savoie, which is not an official region of France per se but a historical one. One of my favourite parts of traveling is experiencing how unique each region of a country is from what I could only generalize as whole before. I found a camping municipal in Beaufort for a couple €'s and set up my tent just in time.

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