My folks, including my afraid-of-heights Dad, actually braved the 8 hour flight from Minneapolis to Basel for a second time. Just to see us! Oh, and probably because I promised Mom loads of chocolate. They were here at Christmas to visit and decided that they should probably also see Switzerland in the summer. We talked … Continue reading Mountain Adventures with the Ruzicka Grandparents!
We have now lived in Basel, Switzerland for 5 whole months. It's hard for me to believe it. It doesn't seem like it's been 5 months now. It feels more like 2. Or maybe 3. We have been all over Basel. We've been to Bern, Lucerne, Geneva, Augusta Rurica, Neuchatel, and Wengen. Not to mention … Continue reading 5 Months
As part of our trip to Mount Pilatus, we spent the night in Lucerne and toured the city the next day. Lucerne! The City of Lights! And a really long covered bridge. Lucerne is a charming town and several of our friends here have named it as their favorite city in the whole of … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson go to Lucerne!
We went on a little adventure this weekend! Friday after school and work we took the train to Lucerne and on Saturday morning we went to Mount Pilatus to have a sort of "hills are alive" kind of moment. Pilatus isn't pronounced the way you think. It isn't like Pilates, although it is quite a … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson Climb a Mountain!