Here Come the Animals – Alpine Cattle Descent or Desalpage

GENEVA, Switzerland – This past weekend the beautiful city of Annecy in neighboring France, held its annual désalpe/désalpage or return of the animals to the Rhone valley from Alpine pastures, where they spent their summer. The moment was captured by the official city photographer, and, since “A picture is worth a thousand words,” I leave thee with…

Venetian Carnival in Annecy, France

ANNECY, France – This weekend, get your fancy mask ready and head to Annecy in neighboring France, for the largest Venetian-inspired carnival in the Lake Geneva region. Forget guggenmasks, here is all about being mysteriously beautiful.