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Showing posts from November, 2016

Foggy days on Uetliberg

Uetliberg is a hill in Zürich and it's very close to where I live. I walk there quite often and sometimes take my camera with me. In recent month it's been really foggy up there and it creates really mysterious atmosphere. Normally you can see Lake Zürich and the city but now it's all white emptiness. The photos in this post are from several walks. Therefore the autumn colors decrease as you scroll down further.

Freiburg. Day 2

Second day in Freiburg was rainy so I spent the whole day visiting the museums. You can get a combined ticket that gives you entrance to 5 museums and it actually is possible to visit all of them in one day because most of them are quite small. 
I started with Augustinermuseum which is the biggest museum and still under construction to be expanded further. I liked this one the most. It mainly displays religious art but it's showcased on very nice and interesting way and you don't feel overwhelmed. They also have plenty of English texts. 
Near to Augustinermuseum are Museum of New Art and Nature Museum. I didn't take photos in those but Museum of New Art was nice small art museum. I recommend visiting it. Nature Museum is mostly for kids and there are lots of them running around there. Museum of New Art had English texts available. Nature Museum has unfortunately everything in German only.

Archeological museum is located a little bit further from the other museums but the…

Freiburg. Day 1

Two weeks ago I spent a weekend in Freiburg. The main goal was to visit the opera theater there. The first day the weather was so nice that I decided to just walk around the city and leave all the museums for Sunday. Which turned out to be really good decision because it was raining on Sunday - so perfect museum weather.

I arrived quite early on Saturday morning and first headed to the Saturday market. It's really nice with all the farmers selling their fresh produce.

The market is held on the cathedral square. The cathedral is really big.

And one photo from inside:

 Freiburg has two city gates with the towers. Believe it or not but a tram fits through this gate.

Because the weather was so nice I decided to go to the botanical garden. It is actually quite small and all the greenhouses were closed. The entrance to the botanical garden is free.

Then I went to the big park called Seepark. It's around an artificial lake and seems a very popular place for locals to do sports, just…