[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHp4MNgAHmM] Switzerland’s trains may get all the press but the yellow Postbuses are the real icon of Swiss transport. There’s hardly a corner of the country they don’t reach, often ...
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There are 1.6 million cows in Switzerland, or one for every five people.
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As well as grappling with German grammar, re-learning to cross the road properly, and overcoming my innate desire to form an orderly queue, I have spent the last few years exploring the bits of Switzerland I’d never heard of before. And eating lots of chocolate.
The result was Swiss Watching, the book that became a bestseller. This website carries on from that, with facts and photos about Switzerland, and my insights and thoughts on Swiss life.