GENEVA — Dramatic photos published today by managers of the Chateau de Divonne reveal the extent of the damage caused by a massive fire at the iconic castle in neighboring France.
GENEVA – Around two thousand people weathered the bitter-cold in Geneva, Switzerland to peacefully protest Donald Trump’s divisive and exclusionary rhetoric and presidency calling for dignity, inclusion and equality.
GENEVA – A sizable part of the well-known 4-star Château de Divonne in the French side of the greater Lake Geneva region, was completely destroyed by a fire that erupted on the evening of 18 January.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Iced trees, streets and harbors, delayed and/or canceled trains, buses and boats are the result of the icy winds that have hit the Lake Geneva region these past few days — and don’t put your parka away just yet — MeteoSwiss is forecasting below-freezing temperatures for the remainder of the week.
GENEVA – This is no horror story. Instead, it’s a visual ode to the season, and to the millions of migratory birds that go over Europe each year – 5.5 million this year alone. According to BirdLife Suisse—an organization of bird-watchers who met at 59 observation stands over Switzerland over the first weekend of October—50,871 birds crossed the Swiss skies…
GENEVA – After a little over eight hours of sailing—and a few hundred thousand francs in training, salaries and equipment—the catamaran Ladycat has won the Lake Geneva Bol d’Or Mirabaud.
I have just come full circle in my motorcycle trajectory. Twenty-seven years ago I bought my first motorcycle in Nicaragua, a Kawasaki 500 enduro I can amazingly find no picture of (it was a disaster save for one memorable outing with a friend, thanks Susan). One year later in Texas I got my first real…
Quintana’s win upsets European-US dominance of the tour GENEVA – Nairo Quintana, the 26-year-old Colombian sensation who has been in a record-accumulating quest, has just added one more victory to his list after winning the 2016 Tour de Romandie cycling race in Switzerland.
GENEVA, Switzerland – It is Friday night, rush hour is over and the streets of Geneva are their usual sleepy, quiet – beautiful selves?
GENEVA, Switzerland – The Swiss meteorological office, MeteoSwiss, has issued a Degree 3 alert for strong, gusty winds for most of Switzerland for the next 48 hours.
Thun, Switzerland – Clockwise from sunset view over Thunersee, red carpet elegance ascending, and on tap at Schloss Schadau, to morning light on the lake.
GENEVA – The last job on my Sunday chores list involved repairing one of the original interior doors in our circa 1913 Geneva flat. I say circa, because that is the date stamped on the abutting building of identical construction to ours.