Tag Archives: Basel

Is this the smallest museum in the world?

This is unique to Basel, said Rudolf my guide as we turned into a narrow alleyway in the city’s Old Quarter.  Uh-oh, said my inner grouch when viewing a steep hill of steps leading  up into the distance but no, … Continue reading

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Make a wish in the Wish Book

When I recently visited Basel, I chanced upon a tradition which I have never heard of before and rather liked.  Just inside the entrance of their beautiful town hall, laid out on a table, lies a large book – a … Continue reading

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The spirit of Christmas is alive in Basel

As a last minute Christmas present, I would like to invite you to meet a man who embodies the spirit of Christmas – Johann Wanner.  I had the good fortune to meet him during a flying visit to Basel earlier … Continue reading

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