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.
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.
GENEVA, Switzerland – While a few pedestrian pathways remain closed, the rain has subsided, river waters are receding and bridges have reopened.
Updated 4 May: The train line between Bern and Lausanne has also been shut down due to a landslide. GENEVA, Switzerland – Heavy rains over the Lake Geneva region and other parts of Switzerland provoked landslides, floods and forced the closing of an important rail route, roads and bridges.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Snow, strong winds and ice are back with revenge in certain parts of the Lake Geneva region, prompting the Swiss Meteorological Service , MeteoSwiss, to issue a warning to residents.
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, Switzerland – A Geneva police parade quickly turned into an encounter between cops and protesters that left three people injured on Saturday 4 October in Plainpalais.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Not a day goes by without a majestic bike or a bike in a majestic setting crossing my path:
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Fireworks galore this weekend around Lake Geneva but none more epic than those of the Fetes de Geneve which blasted through the night before an approximate 400,000 people.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Newcomers may have never seen Geneva this rowdy and naked before; however, once a year the lakefront becomes center stage for the largest techno-music parade and outdoor party.
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.
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…