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Stade de Suisse in Wankdorf Bern

Young Boys Bern vs Basel 1893

The Swiss super league began this weekend and Thomas & I were enjoying the game between arch-rivals YB & Basel, which is a bit like Liverpool v Man Utd but on a much smaller scale. Day 1238 – July 22nd 2017 A good crowd gathered outside the Stade de Suisse stadium in Wankdorf for the opening […]

Bern Zytglogge

Bern The Swiss Capital

Many would be mistaken in assuming that Zurich is the capital of Switzerland, however, Berne was chosen as the capital or not… Bern’s official title is Bundesstadt, or Federal City, rather than Hauptstadt, or capital city. Switzerland technically has no capital but since 1848 Bern has been the seat of the Federal Parliament and government so is the de facto capital. These are […]

Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

Another day another concert, this time Montreux Jazz Festival to see The New Power Generation & Ms Lauryn Hill Day 1222 – July 6th 2017 The New Power Generation tribute to Prince was great and we had a good spot quite central to the stage. As always the Stravinski auditorium was packed and can sometimes […]

Rhine river & Water Power Station crossing the German/Swiss border

Rheinfelden, Swiss-German Border Town

A short walk from the Swiss Rheinfelden to the German Rheinfelden (Baden). A look around the original Exhibition Pavilion “Kraftwerk 1898” which is the water power station from 1898. Day 1217 – July 1st 2017 You can easily cross the border from Switzerland to Germany and vice-versa in Rhinefelden (Baden). We walked across and then […]