Squirrel in Annecy

Squirrel

I saw this squirrel today in Parc des Raisses in Annecy-le-Vieux. Not sure what specy it was but it was squeaking pretty loud. It was my first time seeing a squirrel in the city, although I saw some in the forest near Cluses and one above Thônes.

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Hike to Désert de Platé: Passage du Dérochoir, Col de la Portette & Cheminée des Miots

Last fall, I went on a hike to Désert de Platé, starting and ending in Passy.

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Sentier du Rhône in Geneva: Walk from Lac Léman to La Plaine

Last fall, I went on a walk in Geneva, following the Sentier du Rhône (Rhône Trail) from Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) to La Plaine. The official map of the trail is available here.

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Petite France in Strasbourg: Barrage Vauban, Ponts Couverts, Old Town

The Petite France is a historic quarter of Strasbourg. It is located at the western end of the Grande Île, which contains the historical centre of the city. Just upstream of Petite France, the River Ill flows through the Barrage Vauban, a defensive structure built at the end of the 17th century. Downstream of this, the river splits into the Canal du Faux-Rempart and four channels which flow through the Petite France quarter. These four channels are spanned by the Ponts Couverts, an earlier defensive structure of three bridges and four towers that, despite its name, has not been covered since the 18th century.

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