www.swissinfo.ch: Golf on a glacier in Switzerland

www.swissinfo.ch: Golf on a glacier in Switzerland

The Jungfraujoch, the "Top of Europe" and a Unesco World Natural Heritage Site, wants to attract more Chinese visitors. In a bid to do so, it organised a special event for Chinese golfers on the Eiger glacier earlier this month. The fact that Chinese visitors to Switzerland require a...more

www.swissinfo.ch: Rösti recipe from Switzerland

www.swissinfo.ch: Rösti recipe from...

When potatoes first arrived from America, they were initially rejected by Europeans. Protestants in particular were suspicious of the new tuber...more

Aletsch Hike - 01/08/2007

Aletsch Hike -...

Memorable hike around the Eggishorn Swiss National day 2007more

Uri gets up steam

Uri gets up steam

Steam-driven paddle steamer "Uri" setting off for a trip around the lake.more

www.swissinfo.ch: Golf on a glacier in Switzerland

The Jungfraujoch, the "Top of Europe" and a Unesco World Natural Heritage Site, wants to attract more Chinese visitors. In a bid to do so, it organised a special event for Chinese golfers on the Eiger glacier earlier this month. The fact that Chinese visitors to Switzerland require a supplementary visa besides that demanded by the European Union is not helping the tourism industry. (swissinfo, Raffaella Rossello)

The Jungfraujoch, the "Top of Europe" and a Unesco World Natural Heritage Site, wants to attract more Chinese visitors. In a bid to do so, it organised a special event for Chinese golfers on the Eiger glacier earlier this month. The fact that Chinese visitors to Switzerland require a supplementary visa besides that demanded by the European Union is not helping the tourism industry. (swissinfo, Raffaella Rossello)

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www.swissinfo.ch: Rösti recipe from Switzerland

When potatoes first arrived from America, they were initially rejected by Europeans. Protestants in particular were suspicious of the new tuber because it was not mentioned in the Bible! The Swiss have a potato speciality: rösti, grated pan-fried potatoes. A demonstration of how to make real farmers' rösti. (swissinfo: Raffaella Rossello)

When potatoes first arrived from America, they were initially rejected by Europeans. Protestants in particular were suspicious of the new tuber because it was not mentioned in the Bible! The Swiss have a potato speciality: rösti, grated pan-fried potatoes. A demonstration of how to make real farmers' rösti. (swissinfo: Raffaella Rossello)

www.swissinfo.ch: Rösti recipe from Switzerland
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Aletsch Hike - 01/08/2007

Memorable hike around the Eggishorn Swiss National day 2007

Memorable hike around the Eggishorn Swiss National day 2007

Aletsch Hike - 01/08/2007
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Uri gets up steam

Steam-driven paddle steamer "Uri" setting off for a trip around the lake.

Steam-driven paddle steamer "Uri" setting off for a trip around the lake.

Uri gets up steam
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