Friday, June 29, 2012

Stuff about Switzerland 4

1.  They take their holidays seriously - today was the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, and it was practically a ghost town:



Hey, I grew up with Casimir Pulaski Day - every region has its traditions.

2.  In Locarno, there's a train/bus system called FART.  Yes, it's the Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticenesi.  We were going to visit Locarno anyway, but now it's a must if nothing else for photos of the FART - Will-J and I insist.  Yes, some people go for the famous film festival, and some for the lake - we go for the FART.

3.  Secret sushi?


Maybe a big Manu Chau fan.

4.  I just like this one:


5.  Grocery stores here are open from 8 to 6:30 - less today due to the holiday.  We're not used to this, and they had to herd us out of the Migros yesterday.

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