Juast some random shots taken while strolling through the village of Morges on the shore of Lac Lemans (Lake Geneva).

Dogs are welcome at the restaurants and even cater for.

Dogs welcome

Anybody for garlic?


A small water feature.

Fountain 2

Front view of the main cathedral.

Morges cathedral

Just a wierdo with his bike.  This guy excelled in talking to himself in a somewhat loud voice.


The yacht basin.

Yacht basin

That is it for now.  Changed to winter time last night so not being used to that system I am timewise a little confused. Enjoy a super Sunday.

One can feel winter approaching with a purpose, but let me take you on the last walk through the market of Morges.

Anyone for cheese, real Swiss cheese?

Morges market 17

Broiled chickens for sale.

Morges market 18 (1)

Another variety of cheeses on sale, after all it is Switzerland.

Morges market 19

A nuts and olives stand.

Morges market 20

Bread baked in a wood fired oven.  We intended buying one on our way back, but lost out the breads were all sold.

Morges market 21

Without some musicians no market of this nature is complete.

Morges market 22 (1)

That then concludes the stroll through the Saturday street market of Morges.  Entering our final weekend here before heading home on Wednesday.  Have a super day.

Some more shots taken at the Morges market.

Breads, jams and cheese.

Morges market 08


Morges market 09

A selection of saucisse .

Morges market 10

Cheese, delicious cured meat and saucisse to choose from.

Morges market 11

Dresses, dresses and dresses.

Morges market 14

Flowers too.

Morges market 16

On our way home we saw the true sign that winter is here.  I think our luck will hold and we will enjoy comfortable to cold days until we return home on Wednesday before winter truly sets in, especially baring in mind our warmest cloths are suited for the Cape Town autumn climate.

First snow on the Jura mountains some fifteen kilometers away.

Snow Jura 23 Oct 14

Friday again and wishing all a pleasant weekend.

Wednesdays and Saturdays are the market days in the main street of Morges.  Saturday past, while still in a very nice and comfortable autumn day, we went to the market and I would like to take you along for a stroll amongst the stalls.

The cathedral at the eastern end of the main street.

Morges the main street

A large variety of pickled products on sale.

Morges market 01

Morges market 02

Vegetables, vegetables and vegetables.

Morges market 03

Morges market 05

A large variety of tasty mushrooms to choose from.

Morges market 07

More to follow.

Within twenty four hours the weather changed from autumn to winter bringing a drastic drop in temperatures and the snow fall on the Jura mountains.  Due to cloud the Alps to the east are not visible but I am sure, being much higher that the Jura the snow fall there will by much more than on the Jura.

Survived the cold I picked up along the way only to be hit by contracting conjunctivitis so a visit to the doctor yesterday lent some extra colour to the holiday.

Entering D Day minus 6 I wish all a blessed day.

Daybreak over Lausanne and the Alps.

Daybreak Lausanne

Sunrise 2

Later in the day all under cloud cover.

Lausanne under cloud

Sunset seen over the Jura in the west when day was done.

Sunset 19 Oct

Not only midweek again but for us D Day minus 7 before our return home.

Have a super day.

Pics of the Iffigenfall fall near Lenk.

Iffigenfall 1

Iffigenfall 3

Iffigenfall 4

Iffigenfall 5

And so the fickle finger of fate arranged for me to get that horror called a cold while on holiday, but survival is the name of the game.  Have a great day.

A few pics of the mountains surrounding Lenk.

The Ammertenhorn and its glacier.

Ammertenhorn glacier





Lenk 800 meters below Bühlberg



The Plaine Morte glacier on the summit left hand side.

Plaine Morte glacier

Enjoy the new week.

Pics of some chalets in Lenk






And where we stayed, bottom left with the bright deck chairs.

Huis 1

Have super day of rest.

The guitarist 1

Guitarist 1

The guitarist 2

Guitarist 2

Have a great evening.

Here a few pics of the scenic road to Lenk.  These pics were all taken from a moving car so there was no time for correct composure.

Two of the tunnels we went through and I must admit the Swiss know how to build roads through the mountains.



 A chalet on the way.


View down a misty valley.



We were under the impressions the farmers have already brought all the cattle down from the mountains, but we had our surprise.



Notice the youngster helping in herding the cows.  The example set is that in Switzerland the whole able bodied family members share in the responsibilities of running the farm.

Anyway we got to Lenk without too much of a delay albeit that cows enjoy priority on the roads.


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