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Old 06-18-2010, 03:20 PM   #41
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I lived in Troinex (right at the base of the Salève and the last stop on the Geneva city bus line) from 1984 to 1987 and it was probably the best three years of my life. In the winter you could wake up on Saturday morning, decide to go skiing and be on any number of fine slopes with a couple of hours.
I lived less than 5 miles from Troinex until 1992... My mom's apartment has a great view on the Saleve and the Geneva basin.

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My Texan/Genevois accent really perplexed the French though. In Paris folks would occasionally respond to me in German. One old lady in a tiny town earned my everlasting gratitude by asking me which department I was from.
I looooove Americans who speak French with a American accent. I think it's super sexy.
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Old 06-18-2010, 05:28 PM   #42
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I lived less than 5 miles from Troinex until 1992... My mom's apartment has a great view on the Saleve and the Geneva basin.



I looooove Americans who speak French with a American accent. I think it's super sexy.


I love to hear French women speak. In my opinion, the language makes men sound gruff, but to hear a woman speak in that lilting French fashion is truly music to my ears.
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