GENEVA — Dramatic photos published today by managers of the Chateau de Divonne reveal the extent of the damage caused by a massive fire at the iconic castle in neighboring France.
GENEVA – Around two thousand people weathered the bitter-cold in Geneva, Switzerland to peacefully protest Donald Trump’s divisive and exclusionary rhetoric and presidency calling for dignity, inclusion and equality.
GENEVA – A sizable part of the well-known 4-star Château de Divonne in the French side of the greater Lake Geneva region, was completely destroyed by a fire that erupted on the evening of 18 January.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Iced trees, streets and harbors, delayed and/or canceled trains, buses and boats are the result of the icy winds that have hit the Lake Geneva region these past few days — and don’t put your parka away just yet — MeteoSwiss is forecasting below-freezing temperatures for the remainder of the week.
GENEVA – This is no horror story. Instead, it’s a visual ode to the season, and to the millions of migratory birds that go over Europe each year – 5.5 million this year alone. According to BirdLife Suisse—an organization of bird-watchers who met at 59 observation stands over Switzerland over the first weekend of October—50,871 birds crossed the Swiss skies…
https://www.instagram.com/p/BGgcP4NQzu7/ GENEVA – After a little over eight hours of sailing—and a few hundred thousand francs in training, salaries and equipment—the catamaran Ladycat has won the Lake Geneva Bol d’Or Mirabaud.
I have just come full circle in my motorcycle trajectory. Twenty-seven years ago I bought my first motorcycle in Nicaragua, a Kawasaki 500 enduro I can amazingly find no picture of (it was a disaster save for one memorable outing with a friend, thanks Susan). One year later in Texas I got my first real…
Quintana’s win upsets European-US dominance of the tour GENEVA – Nairo Quintana, the 26-year-old Colombian sensation who has been in a record-accumulating quest, has just added one more victory to his list after winning the 2016 Tour de Romandie cycling race in Switzerland.
GENEVA, Switzerland – The Swiss meteorological office, MeteoSwiss, has issued a Degree 3 alert for strong, gusty winds for most of Switzerland for the next 48 hours.
Located at the lower end of the lake, Thun is the gate to the Bernese Oberland, the heart of Switzerland and only a 2hr train ride from Geneva.
GENEVA – The last job on my Sunday chores list involved repairing one of the original interior doors in our circa 1913 Geneva flat. I say circa, because that is the date stamped on the abutting building of identical construction to ours.
So quiet you could hear the fish feeding…