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The end of a journey

Leaving Switzerland on my final day of freedom
A Fitting Finale - Floating away in Switzerland's capital

September 4th 2008
So having arrived in Bern, I awoke to my shoebox-sized two-bed dorm on saturday morning (30th August), and immediately ventured into town for a good look around and some much-needed breakfast. Having missed the eleven o'clock guided tour of the parliament building, then spent half-an-hour wandering around the main train station looking for the tourist office, before ultimately deciding not to ... read more
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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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