All posts tagged Bern

St Christopher
May 10, 2013, 1 Comment

It was almost a dead heat when Bern voted to kill St Christopher; the majority was only four votes.

Ugly Bern

The ugliest buildings in Bern

February 18, 2013, 9 Comments

Bern is beautiful but not all of its buildings are. Many are splendid, some are disasters.

Bern votes

Election time in the city of Bern

November 20, 2012, 3 Comments

Smaller than in America, fairer than in China: elections are being held in Bern on Sunday.


No sitting allowed in Bern train station

November 14, 2012, 8 Comments

The sign says it all: ‘Notsitz’ or ‘this is not a seat’. Odd, when it clearly is a seat.

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    Bundeshaus Bern up in lights!
    November 16, 2011, No comments

    For the past couple of weeks there’s been a crowd of people standing in the heart of Bern watching an imaginative display of sound and lights.