Friday Fun: Local Villages

I’m already suffering from homesickness before I’ve even left this region. I am aware just how lucky I’ve been to be able to call this ‘my local area’ for the past 5 years. Here are some reasons why…

Reason 1: the lake surrounded by mountains
Reason 1: the lake surrounded by mountains
Reason 2: the vineyards
Reason 2: the vineyards
Reason: the jumble of waterfront houses
Reason 3: the jumble of waterfront houses
Reason 4: no high fences
Reason 4: no high fences
Reason 5: Plenty of gracious manor houses
Reason 5: Plenty of gracious, not too grand manor houses
Reason 6: Mont Blanc dominating the horizon no matter where you are
Reason 6: Mont Blanc dominating the horizon no matter where you are
Reason 7: Borders have become a thing of the past...
Reason 7: Borders have become a thing of the past…
Reason 9: Full moon is made even more dramatic by the backdrop of mountains
Reason 8: Full moon is made even more dramatic by the backdrop of mountains
Reason 9: Neighbours with far better gardens than ours
Reason 9: Neighbours with far better gardens than ours
Reason 10: If you get bored with the Alps, you swivel round and admire the Jura
Reason 10: If you get bored with the Alps, you swivel round and admire the Jura

And, if you need one bonus reason, having cake and tea by the lakeside (or a glass of local wine):

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