Travel Blogs from Geneva, Switzerland

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Day 8, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by mslat

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... the course of history, and the grandeur of the building certainly upheld the role.  Our plan was to see the old town of Geneva. This looked promising until we got off at the last stop of the tram, which had put us into the industrial area. We got ...

Planning the trip, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Planning the trip

A travel blog entry by patrick1973

Jayne and I went to the travel agency yesterday and we drafted our trip around the world.  So here is the initial idea: Latin America: Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil New-Zealand Fiji Australia South-East Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, ...

Planning to be useless, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Planning to be useless

A travel blog entry by jose

... rejected for another apartment) - Still working for the perpetually underfunded WWF - check out panda.org/gifts -Still mostly based in Geneva - Am now an aunt to a small child named Saoirse, thanks to Greg and Hannah - Jimmy visited this past ...

Exploring Geneva on Three Hours of Sleep, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Exploring Geneva on Three Hours of Sleep

A travel blog entry by studt.family

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... sleeping two nights in a row on a plane.  That’s what we did from Lima to Newark, NJ, to Montreal to Geneva, Switzerland.  With all the perks that international flights offer, you end up staying awake too long, eating too much and getting ...

Léa and Hiro's Wedding, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Léa and Hiro's Wedding

A travel blog entry by globetrippin

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... her studies in Japan. Just like Seth, he has accepted to leave his home country and move to Switzerland for her. He has now spent several years in Geneva and his French is getting really good. So here we are today to celebrate their love! Carine, ...

Last few days in Veysonnaz and now onto Africa..., Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Last few days in Veysonnaz and now onto Africa...

A travel blog entry by punter2010

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... 7 weeks and packing a pair of shorts and mosquito repellent to head to sunny warm surrounds. We waved goodbye to Veysonnaz - the drive to Geneva took a couple of hours and as we approached Geneva the snow began to fall - hey we are used to snowfall now (a ...

A Weekend at the Prater and Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

A Weekend at the Prater and Geneva

A travel blog entry by patrickv

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... the Prater and then refused to pay taxes. Friday night I took a twelve-hour night train across the entirety of Austria and Switzerland to get to Geneva. To go on a tangent, note that the English name of the city sounds fine. The French name, Genéve, ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by jennyraymoran

Left Paris travelled by train to Geneva - no food on train not like Holland we were ...

Conference time!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Conference time!

A travel blog entry by hachbach

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... we managed to grab a table with one of the speakers, Dr. Sunga.  He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Geneva and is known for International Law and Humanitarian Issues.  The guy is amazing and I'm wishing I could have had a class with ...

oneadays4, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

oneadays4

A travel blog entry by tmcclurg

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A little glimpse of the richest country in Europe!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

A little glimpse of the richest country in Europe!

A travel blog entry by sasha0001

to be ...

C'mon already!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

C'mon already!

A travel blog entry by jose

... my snowboard to Novell's offices in Boston so that Jimmy could bring it and whatever other crap was in that bag to me here in Geneva so that I could not use it at all before lugging it back to Canada before it had the chance to touch Alpean snow,  ...

Girlfriends, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Girlfriends

A travel blog entry by jose

Clearly, that is the most important thing to have. And I think that's what I'm lacking in Geneva. Cuz it's not that I don't have lots to do. And offers to participate in activities with the other sex. But. Who do I go dancing with? Who do I chat with ...

Walks and Lakes and Musics, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Walks and Lakes and Musics

A travel blog entry by lisaajane

... the last few weeks (they usually end up going in a different direction than what is planned but oh well), and today I have the Geneva guide. I also still had my Geneva pass which was still valid for about an hour after I got into town.  And thanks ...

Departure Day - Trip = SUCCESS!!!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Departure Day - Trip = SUCCESS!!!

A travel blog entry by katclassy

... hour, heck it might as well be like a day in the life of Ottawans and our crazy rush hour traffic... We got to Geneva airport and brought back our fantabulous rental car, which we all loved and was a blast to drive... Onward to Amsterdam, then Montreal ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by zzmatt

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... as well as for him, I knew quite a lot. It was with sadness, that I left that small warm oasis in the heart of Geneva, but if I didn't leave on that whim, I might have safely curled up there until morning. I followed the lake northeast, for a short ...

Stupid cute, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Stupid cute

A travel blog entry by jose

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WWF not only does great work, but we have some stupid cute pics of all kinds of animals And as my colleagues will attest to, I don't even really like animals. Or nature, for that matter. I just believe that it's worth ...

The family day!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

The family day!

A travel blog entry by lisaajane

... refreshing. Then it was back to the rugby match for me! Both boys play, and they had the games against different parts of Switzerland today. I saw Zurich and Zug teams (places I am going to) and watched the boys play their games. I actually got shown the ...

Heading Home, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Heading Home

A travel blog entry by dscottprod

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... , we explored the Chamonix valley by local bus, getting off at villages that looked interesting. That evening we took the shuttle bus to Geneva airport for the very long flights home.  First stop was in Moscow for a 10 hour layover.  Ugh. ...

Day Twenty - Geneva and the French Alps, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Day Twenty - Geneva and the French Alps

A travel blog entry by mikeyhand

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... though. We decided to drive down to Annecy in the French Alps and then stop by Yvoire. Yvoire is on the French side of Lake Geneva and is a medieval village.  It took us about an hour to get to Annecy, which they call "The small Venice of the Alps." ...

Gimel, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Gimel

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

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We had 5 days in Switzerland as our mate is married to a swiss girl & kindly they 'CnA' invited us over - flew into Geneva - stayed in Gimel in her parents place. Very nice people & really know their stuff about mushrooms, so we headed up to the local ...

I haven't had the chance, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

I haven't had the chance

A travel blog entry by jose

... tour. Otherwise, having shops open past 7 or on Sundays and I'm pretty sure I don't like fizzy vitamins. I like living in Switzerland. I mean, I should say that I like trying to live here - if someone would give me an apartment in Geneva at any ...

Geneva - home of multiculturalism, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva - home of multiculturalism

A travel blog entry by jess85

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Went on a day trip to Geneva - it was odd, when I got out of the station, I had the option of walking out the French side or the Swiss side! Beautiful city with a great vibe but a little too busy for my liking. I went and saw St. Pierre Cathedral and ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by mimmy21

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... UN are here, plus the international Red Cross and the World heath Organization, among 250 other international groups. Tidy Geneva therefore belongs less to Switzerland than to the world. More than 40% of residents are non Swiss, and this city of bankers, ...

SWITZERLAND!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

SWITZERLAND!

A travel blog entry by guilerkj

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Helllllllloooooooooo Everyone!!! I just returned from an AWESOME weekend in Switzerland! Geneva (Genève) is really one of the most beautiful, clean cities that I have ever visited. Even the train ride was great (albeit a bit toasty) because we rode ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... in the process :D Worst things: The German films we watched in the hostel. Return Visit? Perhaps on a more cultural level. Switzerland as a whole then: Experiences in Switzerland: I can't be bothered to average previous ratings, so I'll go for a ...

Off to Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Off to Switzerland

A travel blog entry by trent

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... ; Amelia, whom I had met while traveling in South Africa, graced me with her presence and we decided to travel Switzerland and southern France.  Geneva was just an over-nighter really...we both got in late afternoon, got settled, had dinner, walked ...

Cuckoo Clocks, Chocolate, Heidi and loads a money!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Cuckoo Clocks, Chocolate, Heidi and loads a money!

A travel blog entry by divachappie

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... the historical centre and it is lovely. We sat on the longest bench in the world (official!)The next morning we went out exploring Geneva, after taking ragdoll (who only speaks French) for a walk. Check out the photos, the place is gorgeous. Yes, it's a ...

Ummm chocolate, Geneva, Italy travel blog

Ummm chocolate

A travel blog entry by patdes

clean city, friendly people, but expensive ...

WWF.ch, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

WWF.ch

A travel blog entry by jose

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... that I sometimes do okay in French, I think it would be generous to even call my level 'conversational'. Basquettes, in Geneva, for example, are probably actually spelled Baskets. In preperation for today my boss explained to the team that we should ...

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