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October snow in Züricher Oberland

A couple of weeks ago I decided to dig out my winter boots and winter jackets. Something about the cold mornings, intuition, I am not sure. Whatever the reason, last night the rain turned solid and white as I walked … Continue reading

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Atop Zurich’s Grossmuenster Church

A friend and her daughter came to visit so we played tour guide! One of the usual stops when someone visits is Grossmünster church, the Protestant Reform church on the east bank of the Limmat River. For a small fee … Continue reading

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Ordering a Cosmo at THE Dada Bar

Maybe only I appreciated the irony of ordering a pedestrian drink at the bar where the Dada art movement was born. The bartender just looked at me and said no. Instead I found myself with plum wine and prosecco in … Continue reading

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Day trip to St. Gallen

One boring day in February I hopped a train to St. Gallen to visit The Convent of St. Gall, a Benedictine Abbey and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town is only an hour from Zurich hauptbahnhof (main train station) and … Continue reading

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