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Keeping Chickens in Switzerland

Keeping Chickens in the Alpine Regions of Switzerland

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Little is known about poultry keeping in the Alpine regions of Switzerland. The village of Adelboden in the Berner Oberland is...

11 Whimsical Animal Drawings by Leupin

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Leupin’s cheerful and brightly colored posters had a stunning visual impact, and the new approach became enormously successful in commercial art...

Swine Fiction: How a Campaign Came to Life

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During a recent ski patrol on top of a glacier, an employee of Zermatt’s mountain railways had a surreal encounter with a boar. The irony of this story is that...

Triplet Puppies at the St. Bernard Dog Museum

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If you have ever been to Switzerland, you may have taken your picture with a typical St. Bernard dog in front of Matterhorn or Jungfrau...

Honey in the Mailbox

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From a close distance, I noticed that the colorful mailboxes had black spots. Another step closer and I was able to see that those dark dots were shaking and multiplying...
Llama Trekking Bonstetten Zurich

4 reasons to try llama trekking near Zürich

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Recently, we've spent an afternoon trying out llama trekking near Zürich! We quickly realized that Petra, the owner at Lama Ranch near Zürich, is a guru...

Visiting the Papiliorama Butterfly Exhibit

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Nestled in the foothills of the Jura mountain range is the Papiliorama, Switzerland’s largest butterfly exhibit. On a recent Sunday, we got up early to beat the crowds and we never once regretted it...

Cow Trekking in Switzerland

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Switzerland is moving in a new direction by utilizing one…