Travel Blogs from Geneva, Switzerland

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Yet more old haunts, sorry, friends, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Yet more old haunts, sorry, friends

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Paul and Toni-Rae have the most amazing apartment looking over Lake Geneva.   Spend the weekend with them eating lots and wandering around Geneva, the port and visit some old town up the lake with a castle that I can't recall now.  ...

Bent Pegs, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Bent Pegs

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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... left Loz and Seb a little worse for wear after numerous late nights, and didn't get away until midday. Our destination was Switzerland, but realistically we would have to split the drive into two days, one because of the lateness of our departure, and ...

Revisiting old haunts, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Revisiting old haunts

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... kindly treating us which I feel very bad about but as Dave keeps reminding us we would do the same for any unemployed lazy gits if it was the other way around). Head over to the Lake on Friday to see Geneva from another perspective and see other ...

Stopover in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Stopover in Geneva

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... getting straight to Sweden to start my Scandinavia travel, I really should check out Germany as its on the way. That turned out to be a VERY good decision. Anyway, Geneva - Nice Lake and fountain and I ate a great kebab. Nothing much more to say ...

Down in memory lane in Geneva, Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Down in memory lane in Geneva, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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We left my parents place for about 2 weeks and we went to Switzerland... through their busy schedules and work times, we managed to see 4 sets of friends...some we have known for over 25 years... even before we got married... so we went down memory lane, ...

Thank you Sid and Muneera xxx, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Thank you Sid and Muneera xxx

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... on earth they build roads through mountains. After some steady climbs and lots of freewheeling 30mph downhill we saw a sign - 40k to Geneva!!! After 1hr and 1/2 we stopped at the bottom of a 5km descent and had a MacDonald's double cheese burger, making ...

A most pleasant train journey, Geneva, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

A most pleasant train journey

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... soon. I liked what I had seen and would probably revisit one day and experience more of her hospitality. Our flight to Geneva was uneventful and we managed quite successfully to spend three hours wandering around the city and the lake in the gorgeous ...

Jettin into Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Jettin into Geneva

A travel blog entry by jag

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... the sun, watching the vineyards and small villages passing by on the each side of the shores. Very relaxing! We eventually floated into Geneva past the 140m high plume of water from the Jet D'eau before heading to our campsite which was 7km back down the ...

Biking around Lake Geneva and I hate cheese, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Biking around Lake Geneva and I hate cheese

A travel blog entry by chaoticglitter

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... the haze making it probably the most beautiful bike ride I will ever go on in my life. We ate a 16 franc lasagna in Copet (Switzerland is extremely expensive) and found a cafe on the water for the coffee and some mountain and lake gazing. I took so many ...

Geneva here we come!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva here we come!

A travel blog entry by chaoticglitter

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... ride into Geneva (train 5). And that is the incredibly easy, straight forward way we got from Nuremberg, Germany to Geneva, Switzerland. Along with that train ride went our regularly scheduled sleep in decently comfortable beds for who knows how long. ...

Time to take off !, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Time to take off !

A travel blog entry by alan_tdm1

Hi Folks. Voici le jour du départ, Je suis dans l'aérogare, en direct de Genève Cointrin. Il est 10h40 et le soleil brille. Le vol s'annonce ...

Good bye Southamerica, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Good bye Southamerica

A travel blog entry by schnaefu

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I spent the days before I went back to Switzerland  with Shopping, hairdresser, nail studio and drinking. hi hi... It was a strange feeling when I took the taxi to the airport... still sweating like hell but knowing that in a few hours I shall be ...

City of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

City of Nations

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

After a rather uninspiring (stupid winter) train ride along the banks of Lake Geneva, we arrived in the peace capital of the world. The aim was basically to see the UN headquarters, and any free museums that might be of interest. We weren't sure how ...

Legal Disclaimer..., geneve, switzerland, Switzerland travel blog

Legal Disclaimer...

A travel blog entry by traciellen

Sorry, in the previous entry I said to JP "when we leave the girls" I meant to say, "when the girls leave us" You never  know when the lawyers will get ...

Our last apartment stay in France, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Our last apartment stay in France

A travel blog entry by jayton

... who lives in the next village, has worked in Dublin and has an Irish girlfriend.  Europe is a small world for it's size.  People move freely around. Going into Geneva tomorrow for a look see. Lots of pictures to send when we have a bit of time. ...

Day 10 Geneva Rest Day, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Day 10 Geneva Rest Day

A travel blog entry by scootwilliams

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... full and were told to return at 4:30. Lets hope they get it right. The weather was beautiful and warm for our walk around Geneva. One good idea they have is that we were given a free travel card when we checked into the hotel. This enabled free and ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by lukeandbelinda

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... . It is also the 63rd city or town we have visited on our trip. We have chosen to stay in Geneva, which is right on the Western border of Switzerland, a stone's throw from France and, in my opinion, most well-known for two words- Geneva Convention. The ...

lakeside cosmopolitan, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

lakeside cosmopolitan

A travel blog entry by emilita

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it is nice to move into a new country again (and be speaking French again), tho the transit from madrid was an eventful 21 hour bus ride! a nice atmosphere here mixing the peacefulness of the lake with the busy city bridging over it- a mixture of old ...

Downtown Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Downtown Geneva

A travel blog entry by lrhalladay

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Got to take a better look at Geneva today... Took the bus downtown and walked around/window shopped for a few hours. Basically downtown is streets and streets of old buildings that are mostly shops and restaurants- most of the stores are shops like fendi, ...

A Rendezvous in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

A Rendezvous in Geneva

A travel blog entry by valaryr

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... were absolutely delicious-- probably worth between 5-7 Franks. Then we all had some drinks at the apartment before walking to central Geneva to hear some of a music festival that was going on the weekend we were there. The music was pretty awful and it ...

Where's the chocolate??, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Where's the chocolate??

A travel blog entry by meghan.r.butler

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My host family does not eat chocolate.  And they are Swiss.  Chocolate and Switzerland are two peas on a pod.  BUT I literally have not had even a morsel of chocolate with my homestay family! I have gone to the supermarket and gotten my ...

is it a bus, no a train, no a bus, no a train..., Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

is it a bus, no a train, no a bus, no a train...

A travel blog entry by lafalot

This day is our very first failed attempt to get from one place to another.  We tried to go to Annecy France, but found out you really can't get there from here....at least at a convenient time, if you don't have a car, and don't  mind a 30 km ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by vanderkansie

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Just the ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by jennyraymoran

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Our train journey from Paris to Geneva was good but not nearly as good as the trip from Amsterdam to Paris. We were really treated like kings(and queens). Food when ever we wanted ...

Lots of Parks Red Cross & Red Crescent Museum city, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Lots of Parks Red Cross & Red Crescent Museum city

A travel blog entry by shareddi

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... we were greeted to the check of 160 francs.              Here in Switzerland food is very expensive.  I would suggest you prepare yourself for a hefty bill of over a 100 francs for 4 ...

Geneva,  Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by timbertime

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... take a walk by the lake. Its so relaxing... I just sat there for a while enjoying myself. It reminded me of how much I love Switzerland. I was to meet Heather at the hotel she booked. She was running late so I went ahead and slept for a while. It felt ...

Geneva, Genova!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva, Genova!

A travel blog entry by caitlin_hines

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... Geneva snuggled in the bar car. As the sun was setting we got to take in some absolutely stunning views of Switzerland. There was one particular area that really reminded us of the Muskokas. Absolutely jaw dropping. The lighting was horrible so ...

On the train one more time to Chateaux de Chillon, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

On the train one more time to Chateaux de Chillon

A travel blog entry by lafalot

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... the quai and we are there. This is a fantastically restored castle except they are called chateaux in France.  I know, we are in Switzerland but it is really, really close to France. Upon closer look we see it is actually built on a big rock: a ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by cheenosineurope

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... in the air at any one point. Off again, this time to the Palais de Nations. The quarter houses the UN facilities in Geneva. The Art Deco old building once housed The League of Nations. Took a tour. Had security badges. Good guide. Saw various artwork ...

Good Morning!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Good Morning!

A travel blog entry by meghan.r.butler

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It is a beautfifl, sunny day in Switzerland!  I am home alone and sitting in bed with some tea....life is good = )  It has been pretty sunny here for the past few days and I am lovin' it! I feel like I've missed winter basically!  Since it ...

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