Lucerne is a city located in the center of Switzerland. It is surrounded by beautiful nature, lakes and mountains. One of the best way to get a good overview of the area is to do the so called golden round trip. It consists of taking different transport ways, like: boat, cogtrain railway and cable cabin to enjoy all the landscapes of the region.
During the United Nations (UN) of Geneva’s open days, I had the opportunity to visit it. The UN is an intergovernmental organisation which promote international co-operation to maintain good relations between the countries. The complex is big and is mainly composed of meeting rooms and a library. During my visit there were lot of activities about the work done at the UN, this was good to understand the different impact that UN have all around the word. At the end of the post you can find some pictures that I took
During the open days at CERN, I had the opportunity to visit the antimatter factory. It is composed of differents experiments: Elena, Alpha. During this visit I was able to take some pictures of magnets which interact with the beam. There is 2 things that we can do with the beam: Accelerate / Decelerate and Bent it’s trajectory. To accelerate the beam, radiofrequencies cavities are used. To change the trajectory magnets are used. On the picture on the side you can see in blue a dipole magnets which is able to bent the beam trajectory.
Geneva motorshow 2018 is a yearly meeting where all the car manufacturer meet to present their new models. It goes from the small city compact car to the fastest car. This place is great to take picture because all the cars are perfectly exposed clean, and best of it you can try some of them. Of course not every body can try the new Bugatti Veyron. But if you are seriously considering buying it, you have a chance to try it. This year the car of the year, the Volvo XC40 was presented with it’s totally new design.
In the small city of Saint-Genis-Pouilly, the fire brigade did a demonstration to the public. They were presenting the different part of their job, such as fire-fight, accident rescue, bees removing, cat rescue, … The firefighters gave demonstrations to raise awareness and learn the right actions to take in the event of an accident. I took the opportunity to take some pictures.
Saint-tropze, is a city located in the south of France in the South-Est of France. The city is on the cost of the Mediterranean sea. It is where the famous french movies series “Les gendarmes de Saint-Tropez” took place. The city have a tipical french city with small color full streets. It is always nice to spend some time in one of the harbour’s café.
The Mulhouse Zoological and Botanical Park is a French zoological park located in the Grand Est region in the departement of Haut-Rhin, in the southeast of the city of Mulhouse, district of Rebberg. Created in 1868 by philanthropists industrialists, led by Charles Thierry-Mieg son, he was successively the property of the Cercle mulhousien, of the Industrial Society of Mulhouse, and then of the City from 1893. It is now managed by the agglomeration community of Mulhouse region, Mulhouse Alsace Agglomeration. Its director is, since 2010, the veterinary Brice Lefaux.
I really enjoy the moment by learning about animals life, observing and taking picture. I used mainly my zoom 70-300 to take those pictures because you stay quite far from the animals. If you wish to visit it, I recommend you to take a day because it is very big and beautiful, you will don’t fill the time passing. When I was visiting it was the open days, so we were able to talk to the professional team during the visit and learn about there jobs.
Sardinia is a great place to spend your summer vacations. I went to the south part of Sardinia in a city call Cagliari. Event if I went there during the week with the pic of frequentation, surprisingly there were not so much tourist. I guess that can be explained by the less popularity of the south part of Sardinia. In Sardinia you can enjoy the beautiful dry nature landscape, the good temperature (about 35 °C average), the Italian food (amazing) and the kindness of local people.