Travel Blogs from Geneva, Switzerland

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Summer Course Starts, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Summer Course Starts

A travel blog entry by dhffc

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We love Switzerland!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

We love Switzerland!

A travel blog entry by emmaandalicia

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... (but as usual expensive at about $35/person!), and accompanied by some traditional Swiss music.  We spent our time in Geneva strolling along the lake and the old town, lounging in its many beautiful parks, and seeing sights such as the 140m high ...

Forethoughts... Ouaah, the trip is getting real!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Forethoughts... Ouaah, the trip is getting real!

A travel blog entry by fambissig

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Welcome to the "Great Adventure" travel blog! We're very excited to share pix, videos and stories with you during the weeks to come. Come and join us! The "Great Advenure" is a life-dream come true. A mini-sabbatical, round-the-world trip ...

Starting my new mission in Dili, East Timor, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Starting my new mission in Dili, East Timor

A travel blog entry by jean-jacques

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Enfin prêt après des jours dans mes bagages et papiers. Un peu de stress avec mon carnet de vaccins lors de ma journée de briefing . Feu vert médical de dernière minute. Ce matin, après une bonne nuit à l'hôtel ...

Geneva - more expensive than NYC, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva - more expensive than NYC

A travel blog entry by montierj

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... was sitting as long as I could pass out. I fell into a deep sleep before the plane even took off, and awoke to Switzerland's beautiful landscape out my window right before landing! Taylor and I were planning to meet at the Starbucks at Geneva airport, but ...

Waking up to Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Waking up to Geneva

A travel blog entry by pathfinder35

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... to make a hard boiled one. There was also lots of different types of cheese which I guess they make of lot of in Switzerland. It was all pretty good, (again it was free). After breakfast, we wandered to the tourism office to find out what activities ...

Swans on Lake Geneva!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Swans on Lake Geneva!

A travel blog entry by scorpiogenius

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... to offer; the weather remained gorgeous, food was great, and the travel pass made things unbelievably easy. Geneva's distinction among World mega cities is because of the presence of the international organizations like UN, WHO, ...

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome..., Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome...

A travel blog entry by ana.c

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Día 1... Ginebra, ciudad en 3 partes. Estaciones de tren y francos suizos. Hostales, baguettes de jamón y queso y empieza el agua con gas. Hace viento y no hay jet d'eau... pero cuando empiezas a subir cuestas la ciudad mejora. Por la calle se habla ...

Memories of a Previous Flight, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Memories of a Previous Flight

A travel blog entry by dcdave100

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... ; Ho ho not this time.  We had the pleasure of sitting around eating overpriced food and drinking Swiss wine.  Yeah I said it, Switzerland has wine.  If you ever get a chance to try...make sure you pass, because in a nut shell it was pretty ...

Everyone is responsible to everyone for everything, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Everyone is responsible to everyone for everything

A travel blog entry by suily

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... to everyone for everything." This is written in stone on a wall at the entrance of the Red Cross museum in Geneva.  The first thing you see though, is this amazing sculpture called "The Petrified" symbolising the violation of human ...

Happy Mothers Day!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Happy Mothers Day!

A travel blog entry by alanad.abroad

Today is Mother's Day. As always Phil was good to me. He brought me flowers and a card. I had to laugh though. He said because it was Mothers day he would let me sleep in as late as I wanted. Well the gesture was sweet but because he is such a nice ...

Bread anyone?, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Bread anyone?

A travel blog entry by alanad.abroad

This morning we didn't have anything planned. I found some stale bread in the cabinet and I thought hmm what to do with this? I know we're go feed the ducky's! By the jet there an area that ducks and various other birds like to hang around. It's just a ...

Motor Show, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Motor Show

A travel blog entry by 76onabike

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Can't miss this one and see the latest development in the automobile industry. Picked the car I like best. Bank Manager says ...

Départ, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Départ

A travel blog entry by thermos

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C'est parti! 9h15! Après des adieux peu faciles nous voilà en route pour 6 ...

Gva, Meyrin, Suisse travel blog

Gva

A travel blog entry by marcnicole

Tout Le monde part Aéroport plein comme un ...

Ihsan goes touring!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Ihsan goes touring!

A travel blog entry by ihsaneverywhere

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... a boat today. Was unsuccessful but am hoping tomorrow will be my chance...  Honestly... I almost regret it. The UN in Geneva really doesn't feel much different than the UN office I visited in New York. A bit older maybe, because it was established ...

Meeting people where I least expect!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Meeting people where I least expect!

A travel blog entry by alanad.abroad

This morning we were suppose to get together with one of Phil's co-workers who is on maternity leave but unfortunately her son who is similar age to Riley had a stomach flu. So we decided to go to the toy library instead. It actually turned out to be a ...

Weekend in Geneva with Beth and Silvia!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Weekend in Geneva with Beth and Silvia!

A travel blog entry by nicolapollard

... went down. We grabbed a quick pasta dinner then headed back to the hotel. The next morning we took 2 buses from Geneva to the very edge of Switzerland, walked across the border into France to catch a huge gondola up a massive cliff so we could get a nice ...

We are leaving on the Continental plane, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

We are leaving on the Continental plane

A travel blog entry by christanja

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Nous sommes arrivés à l'aéroport à 6h45, notre heure d'embarquement était prévu à 8h15... nous avons été informé que notre embarquement est retardé et que nous pourrons "peut-être" embarqué à 9h00... en raison des grèvistes en France ...

A Much Smoother Connection, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

A Much Smoother Connection

A travel blog entry by j-eunit

... breathe the sight in through my eyes.  I should have taken a picture, but, alas, I did not. Our connection in Switzerland was a much smoother and more pleasant experience than the Newark lack of a connection two days earlier.  We passed through ...

It All Started With a Big..., Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

It All Started With a Big...

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... Organization for Nuclear Research (the inventors of the internet), set up the Large Hadron Collider along the border of France and Switzerland. This gargantuan facility is a behemoth 27km long loop and is located up to 175 meters under the ground. It took ...

Apr 14, 2011, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Apr 14, 2011

A travel blog entry by ubiquitousmick

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Blisters????, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Blisters????

A travel blog entry by chesch1

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Well have moved on for two days of winding down in Geneva. Saw some sights today. Nothing is going to beat what I've seen in my trip so far. Highlight of the day was my tour of the United Nations. And somehow after walking close to 300 km on this trip ...

First day exploring Geneva, Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

First day exploring Geneva, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by travandkel

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... E6y2AuC2CwE Also went on a miniature tourist tram thing (Kel says Choo Choo train thing), for a half-hour tour of Geneva. Geneva does not have a lot of old buildings, we are looking forward to getting up to the Alps and seeing other areas of ...

Time to go, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Time to go

A travel blog entry by erik.tjepkema

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Left for London a few days after Sarah.Went to the airport on the mean dream machine and parked it under the overpass at the terminal. Flight went well, Sarah was waiting for me on the other end, her brother came to get us and we spent the night at ...

Getting ready to move to Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Getting ready to move to Geneva

A travel blog entry by beoms

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... But then they ask for an 'attestation de non poursuite' and that is something you can get only if you have been leaving in Switzerland for at least 3 month…if you can have that, the alternative solution is to have someone to act as your guarantor. ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by jediforce

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... . I took pictures but am still unable to send them which has me at a total loss and is yet to be figured out. Saw the geneva marathon. Uh. We saw this big fountain too. It was REALLY high. Gosh, I'm so pissed about the picture issue. Rhine river ...

Calvário em Genebra, Genebra, Switzerland travel blog

Calvário em Genebra

A travel blog entry by danielvalente

Chegada a genebra, uma tristeza, tudo fechado no aeroporto, nao ha nenhum sitio para comer nem pedir informaçoes, nada ..., fomos guardar as malas nos cacifos, como nao tinhamos moedas (nem notas, nada de francos) fui levantar dinheiro, 100Francos, saiu ...

The In-Laws Arrive, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

The In-Laws Arrive

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Semi-cloudy. Carlos and Karen left early. After breakfast, we met Bob and Joyce at the airport. Got room at hotel. Began walking around old town. Dinner at local ...

Ils Parlent Francais, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Ils Parlent Francais

A travel blog entry by alinebey

... ; Seeing Mont Blanc and Chamonix was my favorite part of the weekend. Jess's friend whom she met while on the Dialogue to Geneva, drove us and spent the good portion of our Saturday touring us around and taking us up the slopes. Gorgeous doesn't describe ...

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