Adieux: Morges and Nyon

Home base: Geneva

Image: ViaMichelin

Special thanks to sis,
Excellent planning the trip,
Great sights and delights!

Farewell, Switzerland,
Last days approaching quickly,
Relishing count down.

To Morges and Nyon,
Wine tasting, music, and more,
Photos say it all . . .

Wine tasting event in Morges with Nobel Prize Winner (in Chemistry) Jacques Dubochet and his wife, Christine:

 Château de Morges and other museums with special exhibits (adventure and fantasy movies and bonsai trees):

Audrey Hepburn’s Swiss place, monument, and burial ground:

Nyon Fall festival:

Basilique Musée romain:

Château Musée historique:

Musée du Léman & Aquarium:

Switzerland travel series:
Spellbound in Switzerland
Winterthur Wonder in Switzerland
Sights of St. Gallen and Zurich
On the Loose in Lucerne
Above Cloud 9 on Mt. Rigi, Switzerland
More than 7th Heaven: Mt. Titlis, Switzerland
Geneva on My Mind
Lingering Memories of Lausanne

A Fantastic Foray

[Day 8 – Óbidos, Alcobaça, Batalha, and Fátima]

Óbidos
Viewing from a ledge
Walled village of Óbidos
Perfect for parkour.

Alcobaça
A monastery,
Splendid Gothic monument
Houses royal tombs.

Batalha
A UNESCO site,
Another monastery
Preserved very well.

Fátima
Visions of Mary,
Catholic pilgrimage site;
Many faiths pray here.

In case you missed . . .
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7

Better Schlosses and Gärtens

[2nd of a series of posts about my late October travels to southern Germany]

Schloss, castle, palace
Ah, to live like royalty,
One can only dream.

Schlosses, castles, and palaces visited:

New Residence, Bamberg
new-residence

Imperial Castle, Nuremberg
imperial-castle

Dachau Palace, Dachau
dachau-palace

Nymphenburg Palace, Munich
nymphenburg-schloss

Residenz, Munich
residenz

Castles of Ludwig II (no interior pictures allowed for the first two castles):
Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau
neuschwanstein-castle

Linderhof Royal Palace, Ettal
linderhof-palace

Herrenchiemsee Royal Palace, HerrenInsel (supposed to be a copy of Versailles Palace)
herrenchiemsee

Barreling through Bavaria (Bayern)

[1st of a series of posts about my late October travels to southern Germany]

Extensive travel
North and south Bavaria,
A joy ev’ry day.

germany

Bavarian cities and towns traveled:

 Nuremberg
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Bamberg (a large part of it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
bamberg

Regensburg (its medieval center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
regensburg

Graswang Valley
graswang-valley

Oberammergau
oberammergau

Prien am Chiemsee: HerrenInsel and FrauenInsel
prien

Dachau
dachau

Munich
munich