Weekly Photo Challenge: Big (3)

Jet d’Eau is one of the largest fountains in the world. Situated at the point where Lake Geneva empties into the Rhone River, it is visible throughout the city and from the air, even when flying over Geneva at an altitude of 10 km. With white swans in the foreground, the jet just looked fantastic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

16 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Big (3)

  1. Great photo …. I think the claim is wrong – wouldn’t call that a fountain. Or what do you say ??? I need a lot of imagination to see that as fountain.

    • Michael, I wasn’t trying to get at you!!! I’m sure the Swizz sees it as a fountain too. I suppose anything can be called fountain so long as there is some water coming out of it. *smile

    • Hi Viveka, I really don’t know how to call this particular jet as it is quite powerful. I suppose the normal understanding of the word fountain would not have water so forcefully compressed and pumped up vertcally. However, I think most people know what we mean! Michael

    • Hi yepirategunn, the water was blown in one direction that day. I would have liked to take a picture of the jet dispersed by the wind but that meant I have to walk quite a bit to one side of the big lake which I didn’t have the time. Hope you like my other posts showing places which we both have been. Thanks for the kind comment! Michael

  2. I loved seen the swans on the lakes through out Europe, Lucerne Switzerland has a beautiful walking bridge to see the lake from, and all the swans and ducks. That must be one giant pump.

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