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Féchy Fête

SWITZERLAND | Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | Views [407]

When I think wine, I don't think Switzerland. I think Italy, France, and California. But, lo and behold, the vineyards of France are just an arbitrary political border away, and grapevines know no such bounds. The climate that produces globally lauded ... Read more >

Tags: europe, grape harvest, party, small towns, switzerland, wine, wine festival

Lyon, France

FRANCE | Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | Views [477]

 Lyon was not a city on my (long) list of travel destinations. Were it not for the easy, cheap train from Rolle coupled with the easy, cheap flight from Madrid for Chris, I doubt I ever would have found myself here. In looking for a place to meet ... Read more >

Tags: cities, europe, france, markets, surprises

Rolle: Inauguration de la Grand-rue

SWITZERLAND | Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 | Views [350]

There is a lot to be said for the size of a place. Rolle is small - not a city, but not a village, either. It is situated between the much larger, cosmopolitan cities of Lausanne and Geneva. With a population of 6,000, Rolle is best known for its placement ... Read more >

Tags: europe, small towns, swiss pride, switzerland, wine

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