Zurich: Churches and gardens

Inside the palm houses

It was our final day in Zurich and raining again. But we filled it by¬†exploring chilly churches and tropical palm houses. I slept late so we dispensed with breakfast and got ready to check out of the Hotel Europe – a lovely place with charming hosts but somewhat lacking in very necessary double glazing. A […]

Zurich: Exploring Uetliberg

Zurich from Uetliberg

Sunday dawned bright and sunny in Zurich, a perfect day for visiting the city’s mountain. I’d slept poorly thanks to the people upstairs crashing around at 4.30am, the wailing of police sirens at some point in the night and the crunching of a dustcart at dawn. So I didn’t have the energy to climb up¬†Uetliberg, […]