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Poppy

Poppy

Papaver rhoeas or most commonly red poppy or simple poppy is a plant that comes to flower in may or june in Switzerland. You can find this plant in the northern hemisphere. The plant can produce up to 400 flowers in a warm season, despite the flowers only lasting one day. If you use less herbicid that flower comes.  

Morges

Morges

  Morges is situated in the western part of Switzerland between Lausanne and Geneva. The city was build by Louis de Savoie in 1286. The castle in the south of the town square was built with a square floor plan and four round corner towers. It resembles the castle of Yverdon, which may have served as a model for Morges Castle.   On of the beautiful place to walk is the lake promenade. You can see the Mont Blanc The…

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Basel

Basel

Located where the Swiss, French and German borders meet, Basel also has suburbs France and Germany. The Basel agglomeration was the third largest in Switzerland with a population of 537 000 The city is known for its many internationally renowned museums, ranging from the Art Museam Kunstmuseaum. Basel has often been the site of peace negotiations and other international meetings. The name of Basel is derived from the Roman-era toponym Basilia. The Old French form Basle was adopted into English,…

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Mulhouse

Mulhouse

Mulhouse is situated at the corner near Germany and Switzerland. You can read Germany by car in 30 mn and Switzerland (Basel) for the same period of time. This city count 112 000 inhabitants and the metropolitan area if you add suburb you have 280 000 people. Mulhouse is famous for its museums particularly the automobile museum (Musée national de l’automobile) and the train museum (Musée du chemin de fer). The largest automobile and railway museum in the world. Mulhouse…

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Vevey

Vevey

Situated at the east of Geneva lake, Vevey should be visited. You have all. A beautiful lake, huge mountain and so many things to discover. Vevey and Montreux is really near each other.   Vevey is the place of headquater of Nestlé. the largest food company in the world and the largest company in Switzerland. The symbol of Vevey is that big fork. On this place you have Alimentarium the food museum Montreux is a city where Nicolas Gogol a…

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Colmar

Colmar

Colmar is a medieval city in the central Alsace at the east of France near Germany. It is a very touristic city. You can walk in the city center who has large zone of pedestrian street only. Traditionaly alsacian houses were white but recently they start to color them in green, dark red and flashy color. Timber-framed houses, generally characterized by flat clay tiles and half-timbered building fronts, are found in both the cities and the countryside. Elegant bourgeois homes,…

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snow

snow

This year we have not had lot of snow. This only now end of february and begining of march that we have few days of cold and snow. Today a lot of snow has fallen. When I came home after the working day, I stoped and took that photo. The sun decided to shine. Snow with sun has something brilliant.     The next photo is the first Alps from Fribourg Canton. Near Lausanne road condition was terrible    

Tine de Conflan January 2017

Tine de Conflan January 2017

La Tine de Conflens, Vaudois dialect signifying the fall of the confluences, is the place of the confluence of the Venoge and Veyron in the village of Ferreyres. We can admire two falls, the Veyron announcing the beginning of the gorge and that of Venoge, the first to inflate the waters of the latter. A steep but maintained path allows you to go down into the gorge to find yourself at the foot of the falls. A little known and…

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