Tag: Olympics

If Le Grand Bornand were a country…

Did you know that if Le Grand Bornand were a country rather than a village in France, it would have come 25th in the medal tally of the Sochi Winter Olympics? This area breeds champions, and the locals support them

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The Winter Olympics — French style

Les Jeux Bon Appétiques 2014

The Sotchi Winter Olympics are underway and the athletes have managed to rise above the negative aspects which continue to undermine the sporting event. Politics, human rights and treatment of animals were on the minds of many as the opening

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Annecy gets Olympic fever

Now that the sun has finally arrived after months of rain and even some snow on the peaks of La Clusaz last week, Annecy is getting excited about the Winter Olympics. Annecy is one of the three final candidates for

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Annecy 2018 Winter Olympics

Something that Australia is unlikely to ever host is a winter Olympics. So, for an Australian living in France, I’m very pleased to hear that Annecy, just down the road from La Clusaz, wants to host the 2018 Winter Olympics,

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Wendy Hollands writer in Annecy, France

I'm an experienced professional writer based in the French Alps. I enjoy learning French language nuances, winter sports and travel. Read more...

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