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A Fiest to the Eyes

applesPlucking an apple from the next tree, sitting down on the side of the road and having a refreshing snack in the middle of an amazing landscape – life cannot get any better. And trees laden with fruits of all colors is the lasting impression I got from the walk from Riggisberg to Heitenried. Perfect setting for finding excuses to make a stop every few minutes! In fact, no excuses needed – who can resist such temptation? Continue reading

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Who Needs Lakes Anyway…

Walking out of Thun on the Way of St. James means waving goodbye to those beautiful landscapes of turquoise lakes surrounded by green mountains and lovely vineyards, which make the region between Lucerne and Thun so special. And with that to one of the most beautiful sceneries on the Way of St. James in Switzerland. But who needs lakes anyway… Continue reading

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Day of the Girl 2013: The wings above Malala

Thirdeyemom “We are starving for education. For us it is like a precious gift, a diamond” – Malala Yousafzai The story of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakastani girl who was shot at point blank range in the head a year … Continue reading

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Re-think your drink!

This post comes slightly late for world-water-day – but it’s never too late to educate oneself. Re-think your drink! And refer to tap water instead of bottled water if you want to be one of thousands working against a whole … Continue reading

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Pssst…things they are a-changin’


The past weeks showed that one of the golden rules in life is that while making plans is a good thing, life itself often calls for an alteration of plans. Everything else would be what the Quebecois would call “plate” – boring, as it would mean we’d barely get out of the safe bay. Or would we…? Continue reading

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Winter setting in…

Winter has now definitely arrived in Switzerland, just in time for the 1st advent! Siberia has helped to coat everything into a layer of snow. Time for nice winter poetry and music, I’d say. For reading, writing and listening to music … Continue reading

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Le temps et vous…

Sometimes, things seem to take ages. And then again, there’s the saying that every journey of a 1000 miles starts with a single step. When I set off on the Way of St. James, the ocean wasn’t even visible. I … Continue reading

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