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Walking to Work: Sunrise with Rigi

Getting to work early has some benefits, and one is watching the sun rising up while using the train or walking to the office.
I catched this one this morning: a beautiful sunrise over Lake Lucerne, with the… 10 more words


Hotel in Swiss Resort Village Asks Jewish Guests to Shower Before Entering the Pool

A Swiss hotel has been accused of anti-Semitism after a manager reportedly posted signs instructing Jewish guests to shower before using its pool.

“To our Jewish guests, women, men and children, please take a shower before you go swimming,” one sign said. 468 more words


Glimpses into the life of a Global Nomad, Part Three

A look into the life of Rafiq A. Tschannen, Associate Chief Editor of the Muslim Times.

(moving from Switzerland to France and then on to Pakistan) 4,302 more words

The Muslim Times

The Aletsch Glacier and the Fiescheralp

Last weekend, we went to have a look at the longest glacier of the Alps, the Aletsch Glacier. You have to do it as long as it lasts! 418 more words


Swiss Bank to Sell Ether and Bitcoin Cash to Customers

A private Swiss bank is expanding a digital asset management service it launched earlier this summer to include new cryptocurrencies.

Falcon Private Bank, as previously reported by CoinDesk, revealed that it would allow its customers to buy and hold bitcoin within their accounts through a partnership with brokerage service Bitcoin Suisse. 181 more words



Climbing near the Furka Pass has a different feeling, a wilder, alpine feeling. The granite mountains are surrounded by glaciers and the approaches are longer. It needs good physical conditions sometimes, as the climbs are over 2000 meters. 1,232 more words

Sport Climb