Strange Swiss things: all things bathrooms (part 1)

This is a continuation of the vacation memories I blogged about while away in Switzerland.

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I came across weird things in Swiss bathrooms that seem foreign to us North Americans so me being me, I took out my phone and snapped photos for you. You’re welcome. 🙂

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20. Vacation memories: Lugano (part 4)

We visited the southern Swiss-Italian city of Lugano while vacationing in Switzerland. You can read about our adventures in this colourful, almost Mediterranean town in part 1, part 2 and part 3.

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Up, up, up the cobblestone steps we were led by the GPS in search of churches, before making our way back to Bellinzona and then into our little mountain village.

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19. Vacation memories: Lugano (part 3)

As stated in part 1 and part 2, we visited the city of Lugano in the southern part of Ticino in Switzerland. When we completed the boat tour, we walked around the town area a little, visited the expensive hoity-toity shops where the rich and famous do their thing, and ultimately discovered a couple of nice churches, one of which was near the train station at the end of our day.

Here are a few impressions:

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14. Vacation memories: hiking in the Alps – part 2

We took our kids from Toronto, Canada to Switzerland on vacation. This is our adventure.

This is a multi-part series. Scroll down to the end of this post for a list of the previous stories in chronological order.

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Part 1 of this story is here.

We found the cable car. 🙄

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12. Vacation memories: river

We took our kids from Toronto, Canada to Switzerland on vacation. This is our adventure.

This is a multi-part series. Scroll down to the end of this post for a list of the previous stories in chronological order.

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With the heat, the kids have been a little bit…whiny. They either want to swim or eat popsicles or gelato. Anything requiring work (like walking) was met with a little bit of complaining. Not all the time, but often enough.

It kind of grates on your nerves after a while.

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10. Vacation memories: Bellinzona – part 1

We took our kids from Toronto, Canada to Switzerland on vacation. This is our adventure.

This is a multi-part series. Scroll down to the end of this post for a list of the previous stories in chronological order.

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Waking up in the tiny village nestled into the mountain side in the Swiss Italian Alps the next morning is indescribable.

Should I show you instead?

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9. Vacation side note: writing surrounded by beauty

Here’s another interruption in the chronological documentation of our vacation memories. Today, I want to capture my writing habit. It’s like an obsession, or an addiction (and many of you can probably identify).

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