I Can Hear The Bells

With such historical cities and towns that we have visited or trained through, it seems that every one has a church, chapel, or town hall with a bell tower.  The Swiss are known for their punctuality and precision. Churches were the meeting places and epicenter of the city.  The church bells would chime to call … Continue reading I Can Hear The Bells

Come Thy Fount

Switzerland has many lovely fountains scattered all through the cities I have been in so far.  There are other fountains that are basic and utilitarian.  Each one you are able to fill your drinking bottle from the spout that is pouring the water into the fountain.  From these fountains you can get the refreshing and … Continue reading Come Thy Fount

First day high!

First day high! Nasasabik sa unang araw ng eskuwela (Looking forward to the first day of school) Taas kamay, with confidence… (Hands held high, with confidence) Kamikazee The excitement of finally making it to Zurich reminded me of this pop-rock … Continue reading

Basel: A thought from today

Today was the second day in our meetings with the GPP cohort.  We visited the University of Basel this morning.  Our schedule has been  so full and time has doubled since we started that it I find it difficult to keep up with everything!  I want to write everything down and keep track of the … Continue reading Basel: A thought from today

Love Locked Down in Zurich

Walking to lunch in Zurich yesterday, we came across the Muhlestag bridge which crosses the Limmat River. The bridge was covered in “love locks” which, according to the all-knowing Wikipedia, are: padlock(s) which sweethearts lock to a bridge, fence, gate, or similar public fixture to symbolize their love.Typically the sweethearts’ names or initials are inscribed on the …

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