The Berner Münster Weihnachtsmarkt

On Sunday we walked into the city as far as the Münster (Cathedral) to the beautiful Christmas Craft Market. I had my first taste of Glühwein and admired all the beautiful handiwork and stalls.

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From the market we wandered down Junkerngasse popping into shops which would never normally be open on Sunday but are allowed to do so just before Christmas. We took the Nydeggtreppe down to the river bank and walked along that route back home. Our other friend Barbara joined us for tea in the afternoon and we ended the evening with a raclette supper.

The Week Before Christmas In Switzerland

Yes, here I am again. Just arrived at Geneva Airport at 11.30 and whizzed through on the train to Bern to be met by Barbara at the Main Station. After a welcome cup of tea we walked by the River Aare until it was dark then made our way over to the Länggasse area where Simon, Paul and Barbara’s son, and his wife and baby just moved into their lovely new flat earlier in the day. We cooked dinner and shared a glass of champagne to welcome the baby and them into their new home.

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