SIHH 2011 Part 1

This was 3rd or was it 4th visit and once again, thoroughly enjoyable. Its hard to believe I see these guys only once a year! It seems like we start again were we left off last year.
Enjoy the pics
SIHH 2011 Part 1
De-icing at Montreal, in a blizzard. But unlike some countries, Canadians know snow!!

SIHH 2011 Part 1
Landing in Geneva, low-lying fog and the Alps, finally made it

SIHH 2011 Part 1
At the Maison Vacheron, relaxing before dinner. Alex, Gary, Dean and Dan talk about watches. Is there anything else?

SIHH 2011 Part 1
The exhibition at this time was on alternate methods to tell time such as jump hour and bras en l'air watches.
This beauty from the 1920's by Vacheron and Verger Freres is in "The World of VC. But in real-life is absolutely stunning.

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Listening to Alex has had an unexpected effect on Juliette or maybe it was Clement that put her to sleep?

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Others including Lin, Gary and Gary look on with rapt attention while Christian Semoni checks his watch to make sure Alex isn't going over his allotted time.

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You da man!

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Christian Selmoni talking about future visions for Vacheron

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Ah, dessert... The meals have always been fabulous here. Vacheron treated us like royalty.
Par II to follow...
Juliette was not sleeping, she was reflecting on the deepness of my
01/27/2011 - 10:17
You see, the guys
01/27/2011 - 12:19
have been specially trained to feign interest at all times... (can't think where THAT comes in handy!) But of course we were hanging off every word. Sincerity clearly also another evolutionary adaptation. G
Thanks Joseph for the report. I am sur that for Juliette, it is
01/27/2011 - 15:54
the first (to be close to), second (to hear) and third (to not be able to respond) reactions to Clement
Re: Thanks Joseph for the report. I am sur that for Juliette, it is
01/27/2011 - 17:32
Mais alors, au moins, elle ne ronflait pas
Looking forward to Part II (nt)
01/28/2011 - 01:09
Tanks brother Joseph!
01/29/2011 - 11:30
Your pics gives me the feeling of attending the meeting myself! Nice Mats