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Ramblings of my life as a South African in Switzerland

Aletsch Glacier on World Heritage Day

The mighty Aletsch Glacier is the largest glacier in the Alps. With a length of 23km (in 2014) and a thickness of 1km, it is easy to understand why it dwarves anybody who stands nearby it. My husband was astounded to see how much it has retreated since his last visit...

Rhaetian Railway Experience on World Heritage Day

I was very fortunate to be chosen to experience the Rhaetian Railway (RhB), which is the main railway network in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland on the cult classic, the ‘Swiss Crocodile’. What an incredible ride and a step back in time to when time...

Park Seleger Moor

I’ve recently moved from a large city (Cape Town, South Africa) to a little cow village in the south of Switzerland. There are many cultural complications with this move. Least expected is how small my mind has become. I really have to try hard to remember that...

Google Adwords Course with Netpulse

Well, for starters, the course was in SWISS GERMAN! Let’s back track a few steps… I’ve been in Switzerland for 5 months now and am only in the early stages of learning High German. I’m hoping to get to learning Swiss German in 2050 😀 I’ve...

New Year Resolutions

So, I have plenty of excuses for not starting my blog. And I have a tradition of not making New Year’s Resolutions. But the new year seems as a good a time as any to get my A into G. So today’s beautiful doggie walk was at the Reuss Delta in Seedorf. It...

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