an unplanned stop in Basel January 6th 2007 When we got to the train station in Milan and looked at our options we decided to take a train to Basel, Switzerland since it was the furthest point and then make arrangements to the Netherlands from there. The lady at the Milan station asked if we wanted to reserve our seats for Amsterdam from Milan.. but foolishly we declined..
The ride from Milan to Basel was nearly 8 hours long and we were b ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-West » Basel 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