Caves Ouvertes, bikes and public transport: a success

GENEVA, Switzerland – More than 80 wine cellars and growers in canton Geneva opened their doors this past Saturday to around 30,000 visitors. Most visitors rode bikes, walked or made use of the special buses provided by the TPG, to go cave to cave.  Advertisements

Drone captures images of the Arve River flood in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – The sun might be shining, water levels rescinding and bridges might have reopened, but some Geneva residents are still hung up on this week’s big topic: the Arve River flooding. After all, it was the highest surge on record for the area in more than 80 years.

Here Come the Animals – Alpine Cattle Descent or Desalpage

GENEVA, Switzerland – This past weekend the beautiful city of Annecy in neighboring France, held its annual désalpe/désalpage or return of the animals to the Rhone valley from Alpine pastures, where they spent their summer. The moment was captured by the official city photographer, and, since “A picture is worth a thousand words,” I leave thee with…

Geneva Under the Rain, A Pictorial Story

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Today I stumbled upon a blog post featuring our lovely city of Geneva under the rain,  captured by the lens of a camera and the eyes of a visitor.

The Olympics on Twitter for Those Who Don’t Tweet!

I admit it. I’m an Olympic Games opening ceremonies junkie who has not missed any Games opening, winter or summer, for years now. This year was no exception. Here, a few favorite photos from Sochi this evening (or should that be Sotchi en français?). PHOTO via Reuters: Fireworks over the Olympic Park during the opening ceremony of…