Hear about journey to Geneva, Switzerland because the Novice Traveler talks to Leyla Giray Alianak in regards to the area the place she lives.
Leyla says of Geneva, “It’s an exquisite metropolis. Geneva is without doubt one of the most cosmopolitan cities on this planet. To begin with, it’s on the very heart of Europe. One of many issues that folks like about Geneva is which you could get out of it shortly. We now have EasyJet right here. We will fly out of Geneva to 56 completely different cities in Europe, In North Africa, or within the Center East for possibly $80 spherical journey, just about all yr.”
“Other than that, there’s a pure great thing about the town. It’s completely attractive. It sits on a lake on two banks. It’s ringed by two mountain ranges. You might have the Alps on one aspect, the Jura on the opposite. All alongside the lake, on the Swiss aspect and the French aspect, as a result of the lake is split in two, you’ve bought picturesque villages. You’ve bought the fantastic water fountain. It’s a protected metropolis. It’s straightforward to get round. It’s bought a fantastic outdated city. Geneva has chocolate, and that isn’t negligible.”
“It’s a metropolis that has lots of tradition. On the historical past aspect, it’s a middle of reformation and the chosen dwelling of Calvin. There’s an enormous museum of the Reformation that has simply opened right here. It’s additionally a world metropolis within the sense of a humanitarian metropolis. It’s referred to as the capital of peace and freedom. It’s dwelling to the UN’s European headquarters. It’s dwelling to the Worldwide Crimson Cross and Crimson Crescent. The UN refugee company is right here so is the company for human rights. You bought the headquarters of the World Wildlife Fund. The world’s largest particle accelerator is positioned right here. ”
Leyla tells how and when to sort out this stunning however costly vacation spot. We speak about particular occasions just like the medieval L’Escalade competition, the Fete de Geneve, and Geneva Worldwide Motor Present.
We take a strolling tour across the lake in addition to excursions into close by cities like Gruyères and Carouge in addition to Annecy and Chamonix in close by France.
Be taught the place to get one of the best fondue, why you need to attempt raclette, the place you’ll find a extra inexpensive meal or an extravagantly costly one.
Ladies on the Street
Worldwide Museum of the Reformation
CERN Excursions (European Group for Nuclear Analysis)
Geneva Festivals and Occasions
Worldwide Crimson Cross and Crimson Crescent Museum
UN Guided Excursions
Bains des Pâquis
L’horloge fleurie (Flower Clock)
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Fete de Geneve
Geneva Worldwide Motor Present
St. Pierre Cathedral
H.R. Giger Museum
Chez ma cousine
Auberge Du Lion D’or
Cafe du Soleil
Carouge, Geneva’s Alter Ego?
The Geneva Flower Clock and Different Snapworthy Sights
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Hello Chris! Very long time listener; first time author. Simply needed to say a fast thanks for making my train time fly by as I hearken to your podcasts! My husband at all times is aware of when a brand new podcast is out, as a result of I return from my stroll and announce that “We now have so as to add XXXX to our record of holidays!” Oh, additionally, I’ve a suggestion for a future podcast. How in regards to the Algarve in southern Portugal? We’re happening 2018 and would love hearken to a podcast on it earlier than! Joyful Thanksgiving! Amy
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