In the green area around the Brunswick Monument in Geneva is a lovely little eatery, The Cottage Cafe, one of my favourites in the city.
By all accounts, Charles d’Este Guelph, Duke of Brunswick (1804-1873), was a bit of an eccentric character.
This equestrian statue is ‘L’adolescent et le cheval’ (‘The teenager and the horse’) by Swiss sculptor Heinz Schwarz (1920 to 1994) and this piece, made in bronze, is one of his most famous and dates from 1976.
This was looking down from a small hillock in the old part of Geneva.
The older trams are generally interesting in themselves, modern units tend to benefit from a bit of colour or artwork, albeit generally advertising. I think so, anyway.
One of the most iconic fountains in Europe must be the Jet d’Eau on Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Amazing when you consider that the first jet was merely a safety valve for a hydraulic water network.
Trams on the streets of Geneva, Switzerland.
The city of Geneva boasts several Wallys, including this pimped model which, from afar, doesn´t look like a regular model because of the canopy.
The Broken Chair stands in the Place des Nations, opposite the Palace of Nations, in Geneva and was commissioned by Handicap International to urge all nations to commit to the Mine Ban Treaty.
In the heart of the Old Town of Geneva is the Old Arsenal and a selection of ancient cannons, once used to defend the city against its neighbours.