The one in the Escher Wyss Platz, right under the Hardbrücke [Bridge]. A very handy drinking fountain with a bit of an unorthodox location… Here starts Zurich West, the recently built neighbourhood where the cool and modern found their place to be.
The one in Sihlstrasse, in the bridge over the Sihl. Not sure what Kreis [district] is this, but for sure this fountain sits where the noble and wealthy Kreis ends and the hype and cool Kreis 4 beging. Very close to close to … Continue reading →
The one in the inner courtyard of the Lintheschergasse. At the time the picture was taken, it was dry and seemed abandoned. The fact that courtyard is closed outside regular business hours also doesn’t help…
The one in Kasernenstrasse on the Sihlpromenade. We have now left the safe, touristy and picture-perfect Limmat and are walking along the Sihl, on the dark side of Zurich. Definitely, not the kind of place you would pay a visit, unless you … Continue reading →
The one in front of St Ursen Cathedral in Solothurn, better known as the Moses fountain. The work of J.B. Babel’s, it flanks the famous Pisoni flight of stairs together with Gideon’s fountain. Finally, we found where the sun had been … Continue reading →
The one the Landsgemeindeplatz in Appenzell. This is where it all happens, every last Sunday of April… About 3 000 eligible voters gather together for the yearly Landsgemeinde (cantonal assembly), to directly vote by show of hands on cantonal resolutions and elect … Continue reading →