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Switzerland - The Crossroads of Europe

An October 2005 trip to Switzerland by Sierra

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Quote: Switzerland has long been the crossroads of Europe. Even today, its residents speak a mingling of German, Italian, and French. This small but stunning nation has taken its place on the world stage as a neutral stronghold in the heart of Europe.

Switzerland - The Crossroads of Europe

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Switzerland enjoys an enviable position in the heart of Europe: its stable, politically neutral economy has allowed it to become a financial powerhouse; while simultaneously cultivating one of the highest standards of living in the world.It is hard to define Switzerland in just a few words. Although one of the smallest countries in Europe, it is also one of the most diverse, with its wide variety of climate and terrain, four national languages, and lifestyles that range from agricultural to the young, hip, and urban.The Swiss are also world-renowned for their hospitality, which shows itself in many different ways. If you're looking for some personal pampering, Switzerland is...Read More