There is always an eclectic choice of goods at the fleamarket in Nyon. These “puces” take place every month down by the lake, they alway attracts a good crowd and Sunday was no exception. Items on sale ranged from a flag of Che Guevara, to postcards of the area, to Vaud sausages and unusual objects […]
This is the way football should be. A true celebration of the beautiful game. During the three weeks of Euro 2008, Swiss,Turkish, Spanish, Portugese, German, French, Russian, Dutch and other nationalities all congegrated in the UBS Arena in Nyon. Not once did I see any violence, any problems, or confrontations. All I saw was a […]
The centre of Nyon was a fun place to be last night whether you were routing for Portugal, Turkey, or Switzerland. Red was the predominant colour on T-shirts, flags and hats. The area around the railway station is full of fans, and there’s a great atmosphere. No sooner had the final whistle blew after the […]
There was a brief respite from the downpours yesterday. Enough to get a glimpse of the UBS arena being built down on the lake side. There will be 1,900 places (non seated) free of charge and 1,200 paid seats to enable fans to watch the matches. The arena will open two hours before the first […]
The signs are going up around the town and the pace for Euro2008 is hotting up. Shame the weather isn’t doing the same.