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Büren - Another Swiss town with a (in?)famous timber bridge

Last weekend I happened to drive through the city of Büren in Canton Bern (Switzerland). Much to my surprise, before entering the village there was a beautiful bridge, where the road crossed the Aare river. 105 more words

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George Orwell from the grave

George Orwell (Eric Blair) gave this interview while dying of TB on the isle of Jura. He had just published his final classic ‘1984’. In the 1930’s Orwell had gone to Spain to fight for the Spanish anarchist revolution, he was badly wounded by shrapnel and spent significant amount of time in hospital there. 251 more words


"Le Jura veut convaincre les frontaliers de s’installer dans le canton" (http://www.rts.ch)

“Le Gouvernement jurassien prévoit de lancer un groupe de travail pour inciter certains des 7500 frontaliers qui travaillent chaque jour dans le canton à s’y installer de manière permanente. 221 more words

Attractivity Policy

Caves Jean Bourdy

Mitt andra besök i Jura bjöd på två nya producentbesök. I byn Arlay hälsade jag på hos Jean-Francois Bourdy som är 15:e generationen av vinmakare. Hans familj har producerat vin i Jura ända sedan 1475 så vem passar bättre som ambassadör av Juras viner än just herr Bourdy? 551 more words

Daniella Lundh Egenäs

Hänförande Jura

Semestern gav ett återbesök i Jura. Har du inte varit där, åk dit. Mer om producentbesöken kommer snart men här är ett smakprov på varför du ska åka dit:  22 more words


Another good idea!

When I was sixteen and Alice was fourteen, I was staying with Alice and her family on Jura and I came up with another “good idea”, which was that we would go and sleep on our own in bothies. 306 more words