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  1. Sunny Suisse: Happy hour at the Bern Cathedral - The Wandering Aramean

    […] noon and part of that is because I spent my first few hours wandering the streets of the old city, taking in the architecture and watching the bears frolic. The long shadows settling in on the town, combined with jetlag starting to catch up with me, had […]

  2. Sunny Suisse: Goodnight, Bern - The Wandering Aramean

    […] My meal that night was rather unmemorable and probably overpriced for what it was. I don’t have many dining recommendations at all from the trip really. But walking the old city at night definitely evoked some of the historical aspects of the area, making me think it might be a bit more worthy as a UNESCO world heritage site than my initial impressions gave me. […]

  3. LarryInNYC
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    If you like arcades you would probably like Bologna in Italy (if you haven’t been there). The locals call it Planeta Portico (planet of the arcades). Also, it’s a great eating city (which couldn’t be said about any city in Switzerland that I’ve been in).
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    They used to keep those bears in a bear pit in the middle of town. Their current digs look a lot more humane.