Large school could have significant impact on area schooling options GENEVA / LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The early October news seemed to come out of nowhere, that the Lake Geneva region would have yet another new international school, but this time a relatively large one that has managed to find space in the crowded and tight [...]
BERN, SWITZERLAND – The 2012 train schedule that goes into effect 11 December will offer travellers better connections for trips abroad. Some parts of the Lake Geneva region will also see improvements. But the best news for many working travellers is that mobile connections are being improved, as is the online sales service. The CFF [...]
Etoy, Vaud, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The once-sleepy farm village of Etoy, midway between Rolle and Morges, is rapidly being transformed into a business centre. The opening Wednesday 16 September of its new shopping complex on the lake road appears to seal the transformation. Several multinational companies are moving into the small but rapidly growing town, [...]
Nyon and Vaud, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – A gas explosion at the recently closed Fruit Bar, a landmark truck stop in Etoy, near Lausanne Tuesday afternoon seriously injured the owner and an employee. In Brassus, canton Vaud, first reports that a refrigerator caught fire Tuesday, causing considerable damage to a chalet, may have been incorrect.
Etoy, Vaud, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – One of the fastest-changing areas along the shores of Lake Geneva in recent months has been Etoy, where an industrial zone that is rapidly expanding on both sides of the lake road (Route National 1) is about to obliterate a once-bucolic countryside and with it, some of the icons of [...]
This seems to be a week for farm animals to put in surprise appearances. Friday we were driving up the hill to Etoy when traffic was suddenly halted to let several cows cross the road. A couple hours later I was in Valais where we have a chalet and as we arrived the gate of [...]