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The quiet countryside of Switzerland.  
   

The quiet countryside of Switzerland.

Outside Sempach.
Now I know why everybody wants a swiss bank account.

February 24th 2008
We took the train down to Zurich and settled into our nice "cheap" (if you can call $30 a night in a dorm bed cheap) hostel. Our first day was a cold, wet day so we spent time inside at the Schweizerisches Landesmuseum which took us through the history of the area from prehistoric times to the present. We also got a nice introduction to just how expensive the city is with a nice simple dinner th ... read more
Europe » Switzerland

Swiss Flag 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
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