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  • PBZ

    Zürich has a distributed public library, named after a swiss pedagogue. There are 16 libraries spread in all Zürich where you can go and borrow books, maps, games, movies, CDs, DVDs, etc. For only 45.-CHF per year. I stopped buying travel books or maps before I go and visit a new country or city. I […]

    Oct 17th, 2010 | Filed under Living in Switzerland
  • Parc Naziunal – Val Trupchun

    This is a follow-up post of the first trip we made during our stay in the Swiss National Park. Click here for an overview of our stay. In our third and last day we left Zernez and we headed south-west . I read that the Val Trupchun is a gem in the National Parc and […]

    Oct 15th, 2010 | Filed under Mountains, Photography, Travel
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  • Parc Naziunal – Spöl valley

    This is a follow-up post of the first trip we made during our stay in the Swiss National Park. Click here for an overview of our stay. We started our second day with a short stop at the National Park Centre in Zernez . It worths a visit if you are there especially if you […]

    Oct 15th, 2010 | Filed under Mountains, Photography, Travel
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  • Parc Naziunal – Margunet

    This is a follow-up post of the first trip we made during our stay in the Swiss National Park. Click here for an overview of our stay. We arrived in Zernez at noon, we left our backpacks in the hotel and went for a small tour on Margunet, an eccentric peak situated in the middle […]

    Oct 15th, 2010 | Filed under Mountains, Photography, Travel
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  • Parc Naziunal

    We spent wonderful days in the Swiss National Park, hoping to see the color peak of the golden larches. And yes, we’ve been lucky, we went in the right moment, having part of the last days of autumn, very warm and with great visibility.

    Oct 15th, 2010 | Filed under Mountains, Photography, Travel
  • Running

    Some of you know that I am not (totally) a sedentary person, but the physical workout for me resumed only to hikes in the weekends, gym workouts once in a while or indoor climbing. It was March this year when I started to stick to a routine of running. I can’t say today what motivation […]

    Oct 10th, 2010 | Filed under Hobbies, Living in Switzerland
  • Hirzli

    Close to Zürich (reachable within 1hr) is Hirzli, a small mountain that “guards” the entrance to Glarus. From the top you have a nice panorama back to Zürichsee, Mittleland, Säntis, Chrufirsten, Walensee and Glarner Alps. Together with Oana, Toni, Joel and Kristina we went in this area, in a windy but warm day, enjoying the […]

    Oct 4th, 2010 | Filed under Mountains, Photography, Travel
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