Monthly Archives: August 2014

En Velo—Biking along Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva, or Lac Léman, as it is often called here in Switzerland, is one of Europe’s largest lakes. Located in southwestern Switzerland, Lake Geneva also borders France and is surrounded by the majestic Chablais Alps on the southern side … Continue reading

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A Few Day Hikes near Lake Geneva

For our first week in Switzerland, we thought we’d start out with a few easy hikes near our base town of Morges. Located on Lake Geneva, in the southwestern part of Switzerland, Morges is close to many scenic hiking areas. … Continue reading

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On the Road Again, thanks to Home Exchange

This blog is mostly about travels in Italy, which is my favorite place to be. But when an opportunity to visit Switzerland came our way, we couldn’t resist. We had joined the Home Exchange community for some short trips in … Continue reading

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Visiting San Diego—Without a Car

  I was born and raised in San Diego, California, but a recent trip was the first time I explored this city without a car. The birthplace of California, and the second largest city spreads out quite a bit —to … Continue reading

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