Dec 16, 2016 – [Friday] Patterns: Gate in Basel

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Basel, Switzerland, taken on August 3, 2012

Watching the colourful Swiss daily life go by behind a beautiful gate in Basel during the first stop in my first Swiss trip.

Dec 07, 2016 – [Wednesday] Travel Favs: A duck

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Zurich, Switzerland, taken on August 5, 2012

I had no recollection of ever taking this photo but found it as I was organizing old photos from previous trips. A lone duck swimming in the clear green waters of Zurich…strangely, I kind of like it.

Nov 05, 2016 – [Saturday] Is this what you call art? – Broken Chair

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Geneva, Switzerland, taken on March 24, 2013

The “Broken Chair” is a sculpture installed in front of the United Nations headquarter in Geneva with the following description attached: “Sculpture commissioned by Handicap International and installed on 18 August 1997 to urge all countries to sign the Mine Ban Treaty and to honour their commitments to help mine victims and to clear mined areas.”

Aug 31, 2016 – [Wednesday] Travel Favs: Lauterbrunnen

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, taken on August 4, 2012

Switzerland might be too perfect sometimes. The grass is a perfect hue of green and the atmosphere is perfect serenity. Lauterbrunnen is the “Valley of Waterfalls” and from a viewpoint, I was able to see the perfectly calm and lovely little village spread in front of my eyes. It might have been love at first sight.

Aug 14, 2016 – [Sunday] WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Fun!

August 14, 2016 § 2 Comments

Geneva, Switzerland, taken on March 23, 2013

One of the reasons I like watching street artists perform because often they look like they’re having a lot of fun. Take this group of medical students from Porto, for example. Taking some time off from saving lives and performing to earn some extra cash for their expensive tuition (why they were in Geneva I had no clue), they formed a nice little orchestra and amused many passersby, including our group. Some talent they have – we certainly had fun watching them!

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