Breggia Gorges

When I heard about the Breggia gorges near the Italian border, I could hardly believe how interesting they  looked. Since I was headed to Ticino, I knew I had to plan in a day there to explore along the river. I spent a fair amount of time crawling down to and around the edge of […]

Postcard from Schloss Schadau

Swiss Historic Hotels are a common feature on this blog as they are a passion of mine. A colleague of mine had waxed poetic about Schloss Schadau which had just joined the Swiss Historic Hotel group, and since I was sort of in the area, I decided to stay a night. It was every much […]

Rose Study

While working on my study of tulips in the garden, I was already planing on doing the same for the roses in my garden. I have to warn you, that in the following post not all roses in my garden are represented. This is because I have early and late bloomers. As with tulips, I […]