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What we did when it rained in Zurich

I’ve written a lot lately about what we did in Switzerland on the two days when it was sunny. Here’s what we did during the two and a half days when the sun wasn’t shining: hung out at the hotel; … Continue reading

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The Ride to Engelberg and up Mt Titlis

[This is the third of three postings on our all-day bus tour from Zurich to Lucerne and Mt Titlis on May 11, 2012. See The Road to Lucerne for the first posting and Sight-seeing Lucerne in less than an hour … Continue reading

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Sight-seeing Lucerne in less than an hour

[This is my second posting on our all-day bus trip from Zurich to Lucerne and Mt Titlis on May 11, 2012. See The Road to Lucerne for my first posting.] Our first stop in Lucerne was at a little park … Continue reading

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Zurich’s Picturesque Niederdorfstrasse Area

After visiting two of Zurich’s three great churches we continued our walk up the east side of the Limmat River. Our objective was to explore the area around Niederdorfstrasse and then return to the city’s central train terminal and call … Continue reading

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Zurich’s Seepromenade

We walked across the Quaibrucke from Burkliplatz at the end of Bahnhofstrasse to Bellevue and lingered for awhile at the Seepromenade along the Utoquai before continuing our walk up the east side of the Limmat River.  It was a gorgeous … Continue reading

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Zurich’s Magnificent Churches

What would Zurich’s skyline be without its three great churches? Fraumunster and St Peter dominate the west side of the Limmat River and I took several pictures of them as we walked up the east side toward Grossmunster, the third … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Street in Europe

It’s called the Bahnhofstrasse and it runs for about a mile from Zurich’s central train station to the docks on Lake Zurich.  It’s also the third most expensive street in the world (based on the cost to rent) behind New … Continue reading

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We’re back from our May 2012 Vacation in Europe

The jet lag is over and it is now time to start posting. So here’s a preview of the photos and stories I will be posting over the next several weeks. Switzerland We flew from San Francisco to Frankfurt and … Continue reading

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