Archive for November, 2006

Mont Blanc

The distant image of Mont Blanc pervaded my short visit to Switzerland. I could see it from the Jura Mountains when we went into France by car; I could see it across Lake Geneva (as in this photograph); I could even see it through my bedroom window in Nyon if I made sufficient effort. It is possible to travel by boat to and fro across Lake Geneva, which we did. The day was clear, and with the aid of a telescope, I had a good view of the peak.

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