Berne Baby Berne! January 12th 2008 We did it!
We succesfully navigated through the train stations and made it to Bern! The capital! Parliament! Woohoo!! It was really fun to finally be away from the group and do our own thing. I don't know if it was just our luck or what but I found the Swiss German people to be soooo friendly and nice. A woman on the train directed us to the tourist desk, the woman at the tourist desk gave us ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-West » Berne The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more