Tag: vaud

  • From La Sarraz to Romainmotier and Back

    From La Sarraz to Romainmotier and Back

    Reading Time: 2 minutes It is possible to walk from La Sarraz to Romainmotier and back with barely any time spent on roads. You can get there by train b taking a train to Renens, and then switching to a train from Renens to La Sarraz. You can also drive to La Sarraz via the…

  • The Lavaux Walk from Puidoux to Vevey

    The Lavaux Walk from Puidoux to Vevey

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Today I met with a meetup group to walk through the Lavaux vineyards from Puidoux to Vevey and the experience was good. The logistics of buying a train ticket confused me but other than this the experience was good. I was able to catch a train from Nyon to Morges, change…

  • The Lure of a Walk to a Walk

    The Lure of a Walk to a Walk

    Reading Time: 2 minutes There is a good chance that tomorrow I will go for a walk along the Toblerones from Prangins to the lake side and on to Nyon. For this walk I have the luxury that I can walk to the starting point before doing the group walk. The issue is that the…

  • The Energetic Bike Ride

    The Energetic Bike Ride

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Yesterday my intention was to cycle along the Voie Verte from Crassier to Grilly and then back down towards, the lake, along the lake and end up back in Nyon. I didn’t follow this plan through. I was thinking “I don’t want to do the steep Mies climb so I’ll go…

  • Duck Tales

    Duck Tales

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Ducks going out for afternoon tea on the Lac Léman. A mother duck and her ducklings.

  • Traditional Staircase

    Traditional Staircase

    Reading Time: < 1 minute You go to Italy or France to see old buildings but you can see them in Switzerland. Some villages and towns do not destroy buildings with character and replace them with sugar cubes. Coppet is one example. Parts of it look old and of architectural interest.

  • A nice day for a ride

    Reading Time: < 1 minute When the weather is good and there is no wind it makes sense to go for a bike ride. The roads were quiet for the most part but a few cars still passed too close and too fast. The challenge is to find the quietest, least dangerous route. I am…

  • Cows on a Stormy Day

    Cows on a Stormy Day

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  • From Arnex to the Signal De Bougy and Back

    From Arnex to the Signal De Bougy and Back

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Cycling from Arnex to the Signal de Bougy and back is a nice ride that takes you along the lake through the lower part of Nyon, Gland towards Rolle, and from Rolle up towards Perroy, Aubonne, Pizy, The Signal de bougy and back down on the other side. This route can…

  • From Nyon to Vesancy

    From Nyon to Vesancy

    Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2015, I was exploring on a mountain bike when I found a road above La Rippe that was closed to traffic, so I decided to explore it. I managed to cycle a certain distance before I met a rockfall blocking the road, so I had to turn back. I then…