Samichlaus parade in our neighborhood. Passing through in this photo are the Trychlers, the large bell swingers. Read more about the parade and traditions on Day 138, November 30, 2008.
Innerschweizer Meisterschaft: Squash tournament in Kriens. I lost in the semi-finals to someone more than 20 years my junior. Ah, to have young legs again.
Zibelemärit. The capital city, Berne, hosts the annual onion festival in late November. A one day affair and always on a Monday. Booths upon booths of all things onion. And non onion, too. It’s a long standing tradition, the onion market, and I can imagine how it was in the past. But in today’s times […]
I am losing track. This may be our third or fourth trip up to Pilatus Kulm. As you can see, another not so visible view. Lots of snow, though, and it was beautiful nonetheless. We rode the cogwheel train both directions because the cable cars were being serviced and the line was nonoperational. It’s amazing […]