— Visiting Zurich —
June 30, 2009 – Last week you met Akari,
a Great Dane we met on the street in Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich is such a wonderful
city; I wish we could have spent a bit more time there. Maybe next year.
here are some views I found particularly enjoyable. As you'll see, the weather
was mostly overcast with intermittent showers but I find a dynamic "cloudscape"
much more interesting (and easier to shoot under) than a brilliant blue sky:
A street scene
Edelweiss – for sale!
Grossmünster Church, viewed from the Limmat
The Grossmünster and Wasserkirche (Water Church)
One boat with a missing tarp
became the nesting site of an (overly?) assertive waterfowl.
The nest, constructed of large sticks, filled the entire back end of the
Another street scene. Woof!
A pot of flowers, as seen on our way up to Lindenhof
Young lovers at Lindenhof Square, the highest spot
in "old town" Zurich
A view from the top
A chess game at Lindenhof Square, just one of several
Another view from the top
On the way down
Near the bottom
A wicker bicycle!!! Wow, that's pretty neat...
...and here's the back end
A tourist, or a resident? Your guess is as good
More to follow, but for now – as Porky Pig would say – "That's
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