day 1 – geneva is how i started my swiss holidays in 38 degrees heat. no, it is not a usual temperature: switzerland is currently riding an abnormal heat wave!

i took the first pic from the airplane. i was lucky to catch the french alpes in all their glory.

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this is a picture of the airport train station. i love utilitarian settings, especially if they have primary colour blocking.

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and this is the main entrance of the cornavin train station in geneva.

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i liked this huge paste up. i spotted it from the train and i went there to take a few pics. it’s right at the edge of the les grottes neighborhood. i tried to find the author online but i just couldn’t…

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upon arrival at the geneva airport, everybody is entitled to an 80-minute free public transport pass. we dropped our luggae in a train station locker and jumped into a tram to carouge, a beautiful italian suburb.

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i loved la laiterie de carouge, a local dairy product store.

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this was lunch at mizzica, a sicilian restaurant.

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let (les enfants terribles) is a cute boutique, atelier and bar-cafe. visit it: you’re gonna love it!

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this ufo is actually a hospital entrance.


this is transport, geneva-style: high heels and a scooter.

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this is la clarte, one of le corbusier’s buildings.

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after walking for hours in the punishing sun, we finally reached the leman lake and its jet d’eau.

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in the afternoon, we hopped on a train to neuchatel, our base for the week. stay tuned for the next episode!

photo credits: little aesthete