Catchup Blogging. June 26th 2006 This was started a loooong time ago.
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For the past 3 days I was in a little teeny tiny Swiss village called Le Bémont, in the Jura Canton, near the French border. According to wikipedia (German edition) Le Bémont has 346 inhabitants, soon to be 347, since the lady who runs the hostel is hugely pregnant and ready to pop! But she was so nice.
To get to Le Bémont wa ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-West » Le Bémont 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