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... made it to the Peter und Paul's, I was amazed at the lovely cabins made for the animals - SO beautifully made - they really look after their animals here! I guess if they don't, they won't be there by the end of winter! I saw a few animals I've not seen before - Alpensteinbock have interesting horns - really thick and chunky, and other varieties of deer. They give the animals lots of space, so they are not stressed at all - it's a reserve that's been put aside for ...
... some English is spoken in Zurich, but less in St Gallen and even less in Wittenbach, where Yves and Jake live.
In the morning, and over the weekend, I got to see how gorgeous Switzerland is - so pretty, so colourful (after the brick of England and stone of Scotland), so clean!! so tidy and so relaxed! It just doesn't feel like a stress-inducing place to live - things tick along very nicely - the church bells ring in time to the clock ...
... I found it a fascinating detour and I have tried to learn more about the geology and history of the Church of the Devil.
Afterwards Monika and I (and Leo the Dog) walked along small roads on wide open fields and then through roads in pine woods to get back to her house in Schlatt. Cows watched us with wary eyes to make sure we were not going to bother them.
... felt different. Cappuccino for me and an Appenzeller Bier for my cousin hit the spot. <i>"At 2,502.9 metres above sea level, Säntis is the highest mountain in the Alpstein mass of northeastern Switzerland. It is also the culminating point of the whole Appenzell Alps, between Lake Walenstadt and Lake Constance.'</i> Status update: my Swiss German has not improved. ...
... back this makes a lot of sense that the federal police would be right next to customs...but for a foreigner, at the time, I was kind of..just ready to give up. But, we finally found the local station!
So, an errand which should've taken maybe an hour max, turned out to be a two hour journey. But! on the bright side now I know where the hospital, local police, and federal police are. Now I just need to find the fire station!
..........let's hope not XD