Wednesday, August 4, 2010

HERMANCE - PART I

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Last Saturday the weather was particularly beautiful. The sky was azure blue, the temperatures were very enjoyable and the sun was shining strongly. Seeing that it was going to be a perfect day for playing tourists in the Geneva countryside, we decided to take the bus to the quaint village of Hermance.

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This beautiful medieval village on the left bank of Lake Leman (Lake Geneva) was built in the 13th century. It is is tucked right on the edge of the lake and is situated on the border with France. Hermance is accessible by foot, car, bus and boat. There you can admire the pretty houses, savor the awesome view, relax on the harbour, swim in the lake, camp by the lakeside, catch a boat and explore the enchanting back country.

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So, after travelling for about 50 minutes we arrived in Hermance where we went for a little walk on the hilltop. There, the sceneries are magnificent and so romantic. The countryside is fairytale-like, soft, peaceful and full of charm. Such perfect surroundings are ideal for taking pictures and doing long hikes...

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43 comments:

  1. I love the garden gate photo. Sounds like a great day!

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  2. Oh les fleurs de la dernière photo! Quelle magnifique tache de couleur!
    Difficile de faire plus joli!
    T'es vraiment douée pour faire sortir l'essence et le charme des lieux.
    Merci!

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  3. Such a pleasure indeed to look at these photos Rosa. That little door is very inviting :)

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  4. That green door is so adorable! Amazing place!

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  5. Ces photos sont vraiment belles!!!! Merci du partage!

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  6. These photos are absolutely wonderful :)

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  7. A very relaxing and beautiful place! You are right about it....fairytale-like!

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  8. how lucky to be able to travel for a mee 50 minutes and to land in a preserved 13th century village like Hermance! sounds wonderful and your shots are beautiful as always.

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  9. oh, I`d like to live there :)

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  10. wow...very fascinating clicks...!

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  11. Beautful village ! we've never been there. Danke fürs Mitnehmen. Liebe Grüsse.

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  12. Ciao Rosy!
    Bellissimo posto! Le foto sono sempre STUPENDE!
    Un bacione

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  13. is it eden garden?:))
    beautiful!

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  14. Comme toujours c'est un pur moment de plaisir et bonheur ! Tes photos sont tellement superbes ! En effet tu as l'oeil pour mettre en valeur.
    Bisous

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  15. You always visiting awesome places.
    Another great post full of beautiful photos ♥

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  16. Gorgeous, Rosa!!! Love, love, love that green gate. :-)

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  17. beautiful photos! this looks absolutely amazing.

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  18. Locely landscape! Wish i were there.

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  19. You are living in a dreamland...... Your countryside is beautiful.

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  20. What brilliant colors! Lucky you to be having such beautiful weather. I'm ready to move THERE! giggle.

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  21. You're enjoying a lot the nature good for you! Hermance looks wonderful :)

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  22. Comme aujourd'hui le temps est digne du mois de novembre, je me régale de tes photos.

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  23. What beautiful pictures! They're like postcards they're so perfect! :D

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  24. What a lovely village Rosa. I would definitely have to visit often.
    Sam

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  25. What loely lace and house dear Rosa and of course georgeous pictures!! huggs Hae a nice time! gloria

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  26. Picturesque view......lovely....nice and spacious look of the blog....

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  27. this place is so relaxing!!nice clicks..

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  28. Rosa you should be a travel writer or photographer! Your pics are stunning.

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  29. Hiya Rosa, did you along your picnic basket and your lovely lovey ice tea? :D

    Browse through your previous posts too and gosh I've missed out so much. Love them all :D

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  30. So dreamy looking. Just gorgeous.

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  31. each of your pictures is beautiful in its own right, but the last one is my favorite--the color of those flowers is STUNNING!

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  32. Franchement, tu devrais travailler pour l'office du tourisme de la region :)

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  33. Rosa...do you have a tour-guide career possibilty looming in you?
    Wonderfully pleasant and peaceful day in Hermance...I enjoyed too ;o)

    Have a fabulous weekend to come,
    Claudia

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  34. Hi Rosa,
    Like always, amazing photos and delicious recipes!
    Love,
    Lia.

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  35. Playing tourist close to home is especially fun....and much less costly :) xo

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  36. Rosa, you just make me want to come to Europe and hang out with you. The photos you take are incredible.

    Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

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  37. "All sorrows are less with cheese and bread."
    is perhaps even more true? -krsta

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  38. du pain aux noux et du saucisson ; manque plus que le vin rouge !! Pierre

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  39. that looks like the perfect place for a nice day trip. the countryside is just gorgeous.

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