Train, Switzerland, Train

Interrail 2013 Switzerland

Interrailing means riding trains, with time to play cards, sleep, tease siblings, stare dreamily at the landscape, write, and read books. At the stops, we leave our big backpacks and set off for sightseeing (in our family, this also entails a good portion Geocaching). Shopping is not applicable since we have to carry everything we own on our backs, but there is time for the occasional visit to the playground … Continue reading

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa on the Piazza del Duomo

What started out as a structural blunder turned out to be the pride and joy of Pisa. Slower | Start | FasterTo see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›» The magnificent marble bell tower of Pisa started to tilt shortly after the start of its construction 1173. Because of poor foundation into unstable soil, the tower began to sink and lean over. The building … Continue reading

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