Monthly Archives: November 2012

79th St – Swiss Alps (Museum of Natural History and Central Park)

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If there’s one thing that Switzerland is most associated with, it’s the Alps – that famous, snow-capped mountain chain that divides Central and Northern Europe from the Latin South, and which stretches across more than two thirds of the Helvetian … Continue reading

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79th St – Bern (Amsterdam to Columbus Ave)

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Bern is the capital of the Swiss Federation and sits somewhere in the middle of the country, between the French-speaking West and the German-speaking rest. The city is best known for its mediaeval Old Town, with a proliferation of buildings … Continue reading

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79th St – Lausanne (Broadway to Amsterdam Ave)

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Apart from its mediaeval old town, dotted with grand Gothic Cathedrals, Lausanne isn’t quite as well known as the other Swiss cities on this tour.  It’s a pity though as, the city is a quaint and charming affair, more a … Continue reading

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79th St – Geneva (Hudson River Greenway to Broadway)

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Our journey begins on the shores of Lake Geneva, also known as Lac Léman to the Swiss French, and Genfersee to the Swiss Germans.  Geneva, as most visitors would know, hosts the headquarters of some of the biggest non-governmental international … Continue reading

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Manhattan in 12 Sts: 79th St – Geneva to Zurich Express

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The Upper West and Upper East Sides are worlds unto their own in New York City.  Outwardly, they look suspiciously alike, being both high-end residential neighborhoods where the wealthy and fabulous reside.  As New Yorkers (and some non-New Yorkers) know … Continue reading

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My Garden Grows… and it feels like Home

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So it’s been a month now since we’ve moved in to the new place, and the first thing I’ve noticed is that the garden is flourishing. It really has taken off. Within a week of us acquiring the plants, our … Continue reading

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