Lake Geneva region, Switzerland (24 Heures, Fre) – Eight accidents in four hours between Chablais in eastern Vaud and the area around Lausanne: roads throughout eastern Vaud were badly snarled by traffic jams Tuesday morning.
Archives for December 2008
Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Switzerland officially joins the Schengen space 12 December. Several changes that affect many foreigners visiting or living in Switzerland will take effect.
We’ve had a metre or so of fresh snow, falling slow and steady. It makes the perfect blanket for my onions and garlic, happily snug on the slope, above the swing, which won’t get much use for several weeks, I think. It’s also very good for the raspberry canes at the top of the slope, […]
Geneva, Switzerland and Annecy, France (GenevaLunch) – Annecy and Geneva will be 10 minutes closer 18 December, thanks to the new Aliane strip of the A41 North autoroute in France, which is being inaugurated today. More significant to the cross-border workers and weekend trippers who travel this route regularly, the new road should reduce frequent […]
This is the first of a series of mini-travel photo stories on Switzerland that will run for several weeks. A very special 16-year-old named Tara takes the train on Saturdays to explore the country where she has grown up. Her mother, GL editor Ellen Wallace, goes along for the ride. Tara turned 16 in June […]