Full moon in Geneva and junction area

full moon in Geneva

View images from Geneva during the full moon of October 2012(Monday 29th). Most of the images are taken from the train and pedestrian bridge that offers a nice view to the junction of the two main rivers that pass through the city of Geneva (pointe de la Jonction in French), Rhone and Arve.

Rhone river exits from lake Leman or Geneva lake (Lac Léman) and its waters are warmer compared to river Arve that receives its waters from the glaciers of the Chamonix valley in France. In addition, Rhone’s waters are much more transparent while Arve’s look much more “muddy”….

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Geneva in snow, January 2013

geneva snowfall winter

Geneva in white. An scene that was repeated many times during the winter from December 2012 to late February 2013.

Although this winter did not have the extremes of the last one, described as the ice-storm on February 2012 that lasted almost 20 days with temperatures inside the city around -10 and -15 Celsius degrees, and strong north winds (bise) that froze everything around the lake (Lac de Geneve or Lac Leman), it was pretty cold and very snowy even inside the city.

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