Friday, March 31, 2006
More photos as the connection is holding out! They say in Switzerland that anything that isn't compulsory is illegal so I won't say how I'm getting a signal except that it involves a wire coat hanger and a frying pan pointing in the right direction...Anyway, the picture above is a sign on the border between France and Switzerland (Veyrier church just behind). People just walk and drive over there freely but if you are shopping you must have a Something/Nothing to Declare sign displayed in your car. They are fairly strict about how much food you are allowed to bring in from France (it's cheaper there) - each person has an allowance and if you are buying for four, then four people must be in the car!
The local mayor's office.
A building in Veyrier. I notice many houses have plants growing up the walls. It looks wonderful, I can't wait to see it when starts growing again. Spring has arrived very suddenly and today was very warm. Only a few weeks ago we had loads of snow.
The same building. I like how the door seems to be morphing into the stone.
One view of the town centre. Veyrier is actually fairly big and mostly residential but it must have grown out of this little centre.