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Train Ride from Zurich to Frankfurt

Train Ride from Zurich to Frankfurt

Last night I fell asleep to the therapeutic sound of thunder and rain. It was my last night in Switzerland. It had been magical so far — better than I could have imagined. I’m having a love affair with the European summer, I think to myself. It’s cool this morning. The rain is gone, but…

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By soninkec, April 20, 2018
A cycle alongside Zugersee in Switzerland

A cycle alongside Zugersee in Switzerland

The Swiss landscape is something to behold. It is something out of The Sound of Music. Manicured carpets of grass stretch wide along Zugersee (Lake Zug) and trees burst out of the earth in an array of colours, from lime to crimson to jade green. Today, a cycle was on the to-do list. I am…

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By soninkec, September 2, 2016
Adventure calls on Mount Pilatus

Adventure calls on Mount Pilatus

Lucerne is a city in central Switzerland. It is a compact city, caught between Lake Lucerne and the towering shape of Mount Pilatus. After a short tour of the city highlights, we headed towards the station to grab a bus to the foot of Mount Pilatus. I ended up having one of my stereotypes about the Swiss ruined…

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By soninkec, September 1, 2016
Exploring the Cobble Streets of Lucerne

Exploring the Cobble Streets of Lucerne

Time to explore the central city in Switzerland, Lucerne. Lucerne offers a great city sight-seeing tour with a chance to appreciate historic architecture and intricate design, as well as bustling markets. It is famous for its many bridges spanning across the rivers, most notably, the Kapellbrücke, which dates back to 1333. I woke early the next day. It must…

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By soninkec, August 30, 2016
Summer in Switzerland

Summer in Switzerland

I’m to Switzerland for a week this summer, what better holiday could I have asked for? The first thing I noticed when I climbed out of the aeroplane was the heat. I had just left Cape Town behind at 16°C and I landed in 33°C in Zurich. That’s more than double the temperature difference. We…

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By soninkec, August 29, 2016
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