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Nestled into a sheltered bay on the far east side of Lac Léman Switzerland—that’s Lake Geneva to us tourists—the resort town of Montreux is a special place. This picturesque city sits at the foot of the Swiss Alps along the medieval road from London to the Eternal City, the Via Francigena.
We just happened to book our Airbnb right beside this wonderful Mercado. We had no idea what was in store and that in our three days in Madrid we would eat there at least once a day.
The late-afternoon sunshine is pleasantly warm as people migrate to one end of the big grassy field. There’s a palpable excitement in the air. A shout is heard from the crowd, “It’s a go!” There are more cheers from the crowd and then suddenly, as if on cue, a kaleidoscope of patterns and colors appear right before your eyes.
When Elsa and Debby boarded the Viking Sky, they met as two strangers, both travel writers, eager for the upcoming adventure: In Search of the Northern Lights. Twelve days later, they left as two friends, survivors of an epic sea drama that could have cost them their lives.