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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Parc de l’Orangerie

Parc de l’Orangerie is a park in Strasbourg. It has a small zoo with a large number of white storks (cigogne), the totem animal of Alsace.

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Jardin des Deux Rives / Garten der Zwei Ufer & Weißtannenturm

The Jardin des Deux Rives (Park of the Two Shores), also known as Garten der Zwei Ufer in German, is a park built in 2004 that straddles the France / Germany border along the river Rhine: One part is in Strasbourg, the other in Kehl. The two parts are linked with a pedestrian / bike bridge, the Passerelle des Deux Rives. On the south part of the park in Kehl is the Weißtannenturm (White fir tower), a wooden tower with a good view on the park and the Rhine from the top.

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Walk in Annecy: La Varde, Pont de La Bornale, Pont de Brogny, Vallon du Fier, Promenade du Thiou, Lake Annecy

At the beginning of spring, I went on a walk around Annecy, trying to stay on parks and green spaces. Not a complete success but close enough…

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Jardin des Remparts

The Jardin des Remparts is a small and well hidden park located in the Old Town of Annecy, not far from the castle. It is dedicated to Father Jean-Marie Delavay, a priest from Haute-Savoie who served as a christian missionary in Yunnan, China during the 19th century. He introduced many new plant species to Europe.

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