Travel Blogs from Geneva, Switzerland

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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 ...

Geneva and Lausanne, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva and Lausanne

A travel blog entry by constantinople

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... I was expecting some kind of Shangri La. Instead I got in my opinion, a fairly average French-swiss city on a hill by a lake.. Geneva was pretty similar, but there was more to see and do, and the city seemed more alive, partly due to the fair that ...

Orientation!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Orientation!

A travel blog entry by meghan.r.butler

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... read my blog!  I am going to try to keep it as up-to-date as possible!  It is now Saturday and I have been in Switzerland for 4 days now.  My flight on Tuesday night went just fine and I actually met up with Joey, a guy on my plane who is ...

A Swiss Sojourn, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

A Swiss Sojourn

A travel blog entry by joseph_hillier

Saw Nat for ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by tj.miller

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... of the World Global Fund and he seemed he was doing pretty well for himself because he had one of the nicest apartments in Geneva and a bonus I liked was his diplomatic plates on his Mercedes. This of course was the car Hadley drove us around in plus ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by jayton

... we went on a walk around the old city area.  Geneva is a nice place to visit.  Lots to see and do but a bit pricey.  It is a bit of a trek from the village to Geneva.  Bus and then tram, but easily done in about 40 to 45 minutes. ...

Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland

A travel blog entry by aquat26

Geneva is a beautiful town but a little to expensive and esoteric for my liking. The next day I bummed around Geneva before taking a night flight to ...

Remerciements - Sponsors, Confignon, Switzerland travel blog

Remerciements - Sponsors

A travel blog entry by sebjossi

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Un grand merci à tous ceux qui m'ont aidé dans la préparation de ce voyage: La banque Pictet & Cie (www.pictet.com) pour sa très généreuse participation au projet du WWF de protection de la forêt tropicale! Patrick Kucera de Lion Sport ...

Homeward Bound, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by katehoran

I never thought this day would come but it is actually time to go home. It's not sad because I know that this is only the start of my travels. I've been around the world and yet I've only scratched the surface. I don't have a single regret about this ...

Retour à la maison !!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Retour à la maison !!

A travel blog entry by cmuller

  Sortie d'Accra (Kasoa) : 15'927.6 //959Sortie Axim : 16'215 Arrivée Abidjan : 16477Dep Abid : 16612Dep Bouaflé ? 16917Loguatuo (front-Liberia) : 17288Arr. Monrovia ...

Old Friends, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Old Friends

A travel blog entry by jamaandgraham

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... . T was able to take a day off work so we headed to Zermatt, a mountainside town in Southeastern Switzerland.  It was quite a long train ride there for a day trip, but seeing the Matterhorn and hiking was well worth ...

Back in Geneva and ready for more Ice Climbing, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Back in Geneva and ready for more Ice Climbing

A travel blog entry by tj.miller

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Well back in Geneva and only got a couple more day left till I head to the Mother land. I spent two more day Ice climbing and having now done a week before Hadley and I headed for the more experiences slopes. I really don't think I have done anything ...

From Genova to Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

From Genova to Geneva

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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... time, after a rather unpleasant three days, to arrive (very late) in to Lausanne, where I have been staying whilst I go to Geneva, which is 30 minutes away on the train. The place I am staying is nice, although the showers are questionable, given that ...

Winding Down the Term, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Winding Down the Term

A travel blog entry by beccaboyer

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... I will be DRIVING from Geneva to Vienna throughout the week. We are planning on going to Zurich & St. Gallen, Switzerland; Innsbrook, Austria; Bled, Slovenia; and then Graz and Vienna, Austria. Clearly we will stop whenever we see something/somewhere ...

Lake Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Lake Geneva

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... us back to the UK after a night and day exploring this city. The language spoken in the large majority of Switzerland is German, however Geneva is one of the few exceptions where French is the primary language. The feeling you get when you arrive in ...

I'm a mass transit kind of gal, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

I'm a mass transit kind of gal

A travel blog entry by meghan.r.butler

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... a bus and a train into Geneva for class and then did the same thing on the way home!  The transportation system in Geneva is absolutely amazing, i really like being a commuter! So my first day of classes went well.  In the morning we had our ...

The Ultimate Switzerland!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

The Ultimate Switzerland!

A travel blog entry by vatsla14

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The highlife in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

The highlife in Geneva

A travel blog entry by sarahandstutour

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Mmmm I know I must be missing something amazing about Geneva..I just haven't found it so far. Harsh but far until I'm informed of otherwise! We wandered around the main city but swiftly headed down to the Lake due to the 30 degree heat - no probs with ...

Non c'est pas une blague..., Confignon, Switzerland travel blog

Non c'est pas une blague...

A travel blog entry by sebjossi

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He oui de retour a Geneve! Oui j'abandonne l'idee de rejoindre Shanghai! Les raisons?... Ben je pourrais essayer de me trouver des excuses. Mais non je vais etre realiste j'ai juste plus envie de continuer... C'est vrai que l'idee d'aller jusqu'a ...

Media tarde en Ginebra, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Media tarde en Ginebra

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

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Para mí la ciudad más linda que conocí ese día en Suiza. El clima ya había cambiado en Lausanne pero creo que en Ginebra eso ayudó aún más a disfrutar la ciudad. Recuerdo que la estación de tren estaba en el sector noroeste y para ir al centro ...

Made in CH, Genève, Suisse travel blog

Made in CH

A travel blog entry by mjmj

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Jeudi, le 11 septembre, nous plions bagages et quittons Paris. Pour maintenir notre tradition, nous arrivons à la Gare de Lyon 5 minutes avant le départ de notre train pour Genève! Quel spectacle de nous voir courir avec nos valises de ...

Barcelona to Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Barcelona to Geneve

A travel blog entry by cheenosineurope

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... . Saw the Pyrenees from the train. Our afternoon in France ended when we crossed the border to Switzerland. We had bought more expensive tickets from Nimes to Geneva. Arrived at Geneva just after nine. Walked to our hotel. They had allocated us the wrong ...

Lausanne - Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Lausanne - Geneva

A travel blog entry by kimandmads

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... Lonely Planet phrasebook we eventually got there. While Frank was in the shop we got a few hours to walk around the city of Geneva, very beautiful place, did a bit of shopping, Hayden bought himself a nice Swiss Army Knife and I spent a bit of time in ...

Geneva and Bern, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva and Bern

A travel blog entry by marbra

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... but it was very hot so we just chilled. Then was time to get train so we hopped on and went to Paris! Overall I have enjoyed Switzerland but it is so expensive, I would only go back when I have much more money I think otherwise I will end up depressed. ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by mjohns41

... still about 2 and half hours before our train left. This gave us enough time to go and have breakfast on lake Geneva. Since Switzerland is land locked, the city has built this little peninsula out in to the lake and made this pebble beach where everyone ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by julienrl

Geneva, the UN, CERN, all the big names. Turns out you need to reserve 6 months in advance to go to cern due to its poppularity and security measures (so much for saying book in advance in the tourist guides, they should really mention its 6 months, not 2 ...

Jet d'eau!!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Jet d'eau!!

A travel blog entry by tgp2014

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Our last stop in Switzerland was Geneva, the city of Calvin.  In Geneva there was great shopping and international cuisine.  The famous fountain is one of the tallest in the world, about 500ft in height.  Geneva is quite the posh place, ...

My Flight Got Cancelled/ How To Turn Bad Into Good, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

My Flight Got Cancelled/ How To Turn Bad Into Good

A travel blog entry by phil_in_nz

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... make sure the cancelling of the first leg is okay. They came up with a first offer: Fly in to Washington today, directly from Geneva, an then take the bus to New York. That would have been pretty stupid I figured. I called Hawaiian Airlines nonetheless to ...

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