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Yvoire, France...

I think I will have to do this post in two parts, way too many pictures. Somehow I don't like excluding pictures from this post, it's like betraying this place that shrouded me in rainbows and sunshine and the cool river breeze...
All our Euro trips right up to Chamonix were planned, after that we would just pour over google maps deciding which area to explore near Geneva. Found a place that none of us had heard of before, Yvoire, one of the most beautiful villages in France. That was when I knew that France has a list of the most beautiful villages in France, an independent organisation that aims to promote small and picturesque french villages. So one glorious Saturday morning we started out to explore Yvoire, by taking a train from Geneva to Nyon and then a ferry to Yvoire which is right opposite Nyon (click on the map for a larger view). The train ride from Geneva to Nyon, takes bout 20 minutes and the boat ride is about 25 minutes. Here, we reached Nyon and then we have …