Basel

Basel

where I was born and raised

Location: 

Basel, Switzerland

Duration: 

Friday, December 18, 2015

Journey: 

personal highlights

  1. Basel: joined Switzerland in 1501 on their request
  2. Tourist: returning to observe it with different eyes
  3. Home: being born and living here for over 30 years
  4. Rhine: important border river and place to hang out
  5. Prices: buying a small cup of coffee to go for $6.20

image sources

  1. Kleinbasel skyline @ Pfalz, Münsterplatz
  2. Basel Town Hall @ Market square
  3. Busy doctors @ University Hospital
  4. Spalenvorstadt @ Gate of Spalen
  5. Sevogelbrunnen @ Martinskirchplatz

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