Monthly Archives: November 2010

Day #29 “Sous Prefecture” in Gex

After buying a car buyer has one month to inform “the officials” about the transaction.  The sooner the better I thought. Prefecture is in Gex – the city where I bought skiis few weeks ago with my bicycle. I was … Continue reading

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Day #28 CERN car sticker

As I already mentioned, in order to get into CERN with my car both me and car need to have a pass. Car stickers may be received in the same building as personal passes – by the entrance B. The … Continue reading

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Day #27 “Solar toy”

Watching some photos I remembered finding one interesting thing some time ago placed near CERN restaurant R1. Quite a big thing with tube, ball in it and solar battery on top. Every time the sun goes up a small water … Continue reading

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Day #26 Bicycle snow ride

Looks like it is not end of “bicycle adventures”, at least for the weekend… In order to drive into the CERN I need to have a special pass for car, so as there is quite a distance from the gate … Continue reading

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Day #25 Time to change the “wagon”

As it was getting cold last days, and I’m not keen on bicycles I started to look for some other transport. Few days on eBay, CERN market and leboncoin (French portal with announcements) and I found what I was looking … Continue reading

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Day #24 First snow

Today morning was a bit suprising – it was white all around, and quite cold – yesterday only mountains peak was white. Everything would be good – well I like snow, I even prefer little cold than too hot – … Continue reading

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Day #23 Nice coffe-custom

Every time you set up in new environment, like foreign country for example you face new people, different culture and new customs. Some of them are nice, some strange, some are making you nervous. For example working hour, that shops … Continue reading

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Day #22 Trying to get to the insurer

In France, before you buy a car, you must have it insured, so that you first sit into it you have own insurance. It is now one week as I’m trying to get this thing done but without success. The … Continue reading

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Day #21 CERN library

Today I borrowed book from CERN library for the first time. The library is quite big, an there is a lot of book – as usually in libraries. Most of them are connected with physics, but computer science seems to … Continue reading

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Day #20 “Helpful” neighbours are everywhere

Actually I thought that this kind of things happen only in Poland – unfortunately not. About week ago I found my bike with lowered air, so I pumped it. Next morning the same thing – hole in tube I thought, … Continue reading

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