The ‘wild and wintry weather’ seen in other parts of Europe has finally arrived here on the hilly parts of Lausanne so that we now have a snow-covered landscape below our windows to enjoy.
[The Jet d’eau, Geneva’s iconic lake fountain on Christmas day as we crossed the lake on our way to France.]
Although MeteoSwiss (the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology) had predicted some snowfalls starting from the early hours of this morning, I was still harbouring some doubts as to whether this would really happen until I saw the first flakes fall at around 4:30 am because we had had such nice weather on Christmas and Boxing Day.
The snow stopped some ten to fifteen minutes ago, so I guess it is time for me to get ready to enjoy one of my favourite activities at this time of the year whenever the weather conditions allow me to do so, which is to go for a run in the snow!
Three pictures (among the many I shot during my 2hour plus run); more to be uploaded 😉
[View of Lausanne and Lake Léman & Alps as seen from Signal de Sauvabelin this afternoon; click to enlarge.]
[A bicycle no longer as green as the last time I saw it.]
Other entries on running in winter near Lausanne
- Just short of 10km of running in the snow
- One of my worst runs ever
- Two runs today to enjoy the snow before winter ends
- Running up to Mauvernay before dusk
- Running when there is snow at Parc Sauvabelin
- Mauvernay on a Sunday afternoon in winter
- Me faire super plaisir, courir de Vennes à Mauvernay lorsqu’il y a suffisamment de la neige
- First snow in Lausanne, call of duty (29 Oct 2012)
Entry on running in winter along the lakeside in Geneva