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My hotel

After Munich I split up from the group. They were headed back to Barcelona and then to the USA. I wanted to make a few more stops before heading back to the US. 296 more words


Bern, three...

There is one other fountain that I must mention…it was created by an artist named Meret Oppenheim, 1913-1985. She was a Swiss artist who gained early fame creating an iconic image that defined Surrealism. 182 more words


Swiss Sunset

Last night after dinner on the balcony Adam and I scrambled across the street with our bottle of wine to catch the sunset. It’s something I’ve been meaning to do this summer and I’m so happy we made it here. 180 more words


Diamonds and Dioramas in the Bern Natural History Museum

In addition to the Barry exhibition at the Bern Natural History Museum there were several other setions which attracted my interest. By the way, re-reading my post of yesterday┬áreminded me that I’d seen a real live Barry on the Gornergrat a few years ago. 255 more words

Milady Ventures Overseas

Barry : an exhibition for a Swiss icon

On arrival at Bern Railway Station on Monday evening (18th) the first poster to catch my eye (well, it’s quite a big one) was this : 656 more words

Milady Ventures Overseas


Bern, the Capitol of Switzerland, was founded in 1191. A roaring bear is the local mascot. It has a beautiful river, the Aare, and lovely, covered arcades for window shopping and strolling even in the rain. 216 more words