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... a pig market but is now the financial centre, surrounded by the intricate and imposing Credit Suisse Building. As Thorben recommended, we walked along Bahnhofstrasse checking out the astronomical prices at the high-end designer stores. There were lots of pretty things, but it was definitely window-shopping only. We did go into Swatch to look at watches and the English book store, as well as a shop that the woman we were on the train ...
... to the bottom on a sledge, smart thinkers we should have brought ours along. My favorite part was a young family where the two young boys and dad were behind us and making their way up a bit slower than their mum and little sister who were further up the hill than us all. The family also brought along their shaggy pet dog Basel who had this massive dog smile on tongue loping out as he ran back in forth in excitement from one half of the family to ...
... the town only has about 400 inhabitants) and also the green scenery was very beautiful.
After a few meters on paved road the way turned and led us through grassland to a first small hill (Swiss would say bump rather than hill). In Switzerland all hiking trails are marked through a yellow, diamond-shaped sign (with some variations for mountain trails). It's almost ...
I am in Switzerland at the moment and I don't know Hello in their language. Actually people in Switzerland can talk English, German, French and Italian depending on where they live (maybe even at the same time!).
We said au revoir to France when we left Annecy which has a huge lake. I have been able to learn all the numbers from 1 to 10 in French.
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After six evenful months abroad I have arrived safely back home in Switzerland. The long return journey from Melbourne over Singapore to Zurich was very comfortable, since the airplanes were only half full.
At this time, I would like to thank all of you who have read my blog entries. I hope to see you soon.