Tag Archives : Geneva

Looking Down on Geneva: A View from Salève

Salève, France Who could arrest a creature capable of scaling the overhanging sides of Mont Saleve? So says Mary Shelley in her “Frankenstein”, when the monster runs away to the mountain to escape from those hunting him in Geneva.  It’s an appropriate place for him to roam – the vast slug-like mountain looms over the city of Geneva, and with…

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Defending Geneva: Celebrating the Escalade in 2018

In Geneva, 8th December 2018 Having written at some length about the three-day 2017 Escalade celebrations in Geneva, I will not be adding anything except some pictures from the 2018 event (including some from the infrequently opened Arquebus Museum).  It really is a wonderful time for the city, full of families and tourists all enjoying the fun atmosphere over the…

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