In the city of Aarau, set in a section of the Aar river valley at the southern foot of the Jura mountains. First stop…Aargauer Kunsthaus. The original structure was built in 1959 and the Herzog & de Meuron addition was completed in 2003. A total of 2,950 square meters of exhibition space, a cafe/bookstore, library, […]
Ride Zahlen sechs. The last one of the season, for me. It’s starting to get too cold. Ok, though, because I can concentrate on squash now. This ride took me to Zug via Küssnact, Arth, and Walchwill. From Zug I went through Cham, Rotkreuz, Gisikon and Emmen. All along the (lake) Zuger See. These images […]
More leaves than people. That’s when you know it’s fall in Luzern. This is the beginning of a very cloudy fall/winter.
Interlaken Ost und West. A beautiful journey by train. At 570 meters above sea level in the Bernese Oberland between the lakes Brienz and Thun. The two railway stations, Ost und West, are connect by the Höheweg, which is a very long, touristy street. Pretty typical Swiss shops. Places to buy watches, gifts, etc.,. But […]
Biel/Bienne. Here is the world capital of watchmaking. Located at the foot of the Jura mountains in the Mittelland region of Switzerland. Biel is the German name of the town and Bienne is the French. It is a bilingual city with 60% as German speakers and 40% as French. The images above are of the […]
Not sure what I would do if we didn’t have this moving cart…I mean stroller. The freestanding closets we purchased came with the minimum amount of shelving so we had to have some more cut. There is a great hardware store/wood shop in our neighborhood. Just give them the dimensions. Make sure the decimal point […]
. Our first trip to explore Zürich came by accident. We were intending to go to the IKEA store in Dietlikon, which is 15 minutes south of Zürich and to our surprise open on Sunday. Almost everything retail in Switzerland is closed on Sundays. Including this IKEA but for some reason they were having a […]