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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Europe's highest fountain is exuberant today!

Click on photo to enlarge and see the city of Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva's jet d'eau is turned on when the weather becomes warm, and this week it has finally been shooting water and spray at a speed of 200km/hour (130mph). Weather was wild, windy and rainy, then suddenly broken by astonishing white clouds against blue skies. The fountain blew spray a good distance, so the far side of the lake was probably a more comfortable place to be.

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