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Yellow revolution in France

Yellow revolution in France

French are not like german people. They like to strike. They are grumbler. Regulary they strike and make demonstration. In November 2018 yellow vest started revolt against tax. Was it a protestation like many ? No !! This is the first time than no political organisation was behind. No trade unions. Only midle class people who had enough because the french president Macron add too many taxes. End of november 2018 french president talk to yellow vest : I understand…

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Hospital of Lausanne CHUV

Hospital of Lausanne CHUV

The sun is going down, the darkness is coming near the CHUV (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lausanne)… This area is a big building area with lot of crane. Spectacle of color in the sky without cloud. Agora building looks more like an exibition center or art gallery than a research against cancer building.  

How many kisses? Bisous? French greetings

How many kisses? Bisous? French greetings

In France when you greet a friend or a family member you don’t hug but you say hello with kisses. Rule : A man just give a hand to a man. A woman can kiss a woman A woman can kiss a man Concerning the number of kiss : The general rule is 2. But as you can see on the map it depends according to the region. It can be 1, 2, 3 or 4. Personnaly I never see…

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Gruyère 1st of August

Gruyère 1st of August

The first of August is the national day of Switzerland. I was at Gruyere a medieval and picturesque town. Maybe you know the cheese gruyere. It comes form that village and that region. One event of that day is traditionaly playing Alphorn and playing with swiss flag.     The typic food of Gruyere is meringue with cream of Gruyère. It was really good sweet. Cow eat green grass of the Alp product quality milk and cream. Such dessert cost…

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La Ciotat

La Ciotat

La Ciotat  means The City in Occitan language. Situated at 26 Km east of Marseille (france),  this city has fabulous calanques and the highest maritime cliffs of Europe, with its highest point. All along the coast for more than 20 km La Ciotat and the sea have been closely linked since ancient times. You should also take a walk in the Mugel Park and all along the trails admire the wonderful Mediterranean vegetation, and at the top the bird’s eye…

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Yverdon

Yverdon

Yverdon is the second most important town in the Canton of Vaud. It is famous for its thermal springs and is an important regional centre for commerce and tourism.     The imposing main walls and their four towers were erected within a few years. The design of the castle followed the geometric characteristics used for castles set in plains     Walking in the center we can see very old house. This house was build in 1675 more than…

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Saint Aubin Neuchâtel

Saint Aubin Neuchâtel

Saint-Aubin-Sauges is a village of La Grande-Béroche and a former Swiss commune in the canton of Neuchâtel, located in. Go down to the lake  at the harbour. You can have a nice view toward the east side of the lake.

Referendum of Sovereign Money in Switzerland

Referendum of Sovereign Money in Switzerland

On 10th June 2018 Switzerland will be the first country in the world to have a national referendum on the introduction of Sovereign Money. The sovereing money is a reform to the banking system that would remove the ability of banks to create money, in the form of bank deposits, when they make loans. It would transfer the ability to create new money exclusively to the state, creating what we have termed a ‘sovereign money’ system. Sovereign money is issued…

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