By 1pm we found ourselves at the Geneva Airport picking up Bo’s sister, Meg, who was here for a quick visit before heading to London with Bo. Her arrive coincided perfectly with the beginning of our 30 day rental car which is part of the relocation package.
While she rested Saturday afternoon we put the car to good use and made an Ikea trip where we were able to get in and out in 20 minutes! This record time was only possible due to the fact that Ikea closed 20 minutes after we arrived so we were forced to be efficient! The rest of the afternoon was spent doing heavier work like drilling and hanging mirrors as our friend PJ came over and lent us his tools for the weekend!
Luckily there was a great reward for all our hard work on Saturday – a night out with friends! We went to dinner with Renaud, Sarah and Hugo at a beautiful Swiss restaurant on Lake Geneva, La Belotte . While the inclement weather didn’t allow us to sit out on the patio, but we barely noticed the storm passing outside as we were laughing too hard the entire time. The service was subpar but the food was delicious! Luckily Sarah and Renaud helped us make choices based on their previous experience and local specialties. The clear winners were the perch and the warm goat cheese salad!Pin It Pin It
After dinner we sipped beers until 2am with new Geneva friends at Yvette de Marseille , a bar in Eaux Vive with indoor and outdoor space, perfect for a Summer evening. We discovered that they serve bottles of wine in bags instead of buckets and employ a guy to walk around saying “shhh” to louder groups versus a bouncer at the door. Oh Geneva, you’ll never cease to amaze me.Pin It
Wine in a bag? Have you ever seen this before or am I just behind the times?