Tag Archives : Basel

Exquisite Ancient Worlds: Basel’s Ancient Art Collection

Museum of Ancient Art and Ludwig Collection, Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, Basel, Switzerland Recently, Sister-Chickpea asked me why I’d never ended up writing up a post about the Basel Museum.  Honestly, it’s because I’ve had such a backlog of posts to write, I’d forgotten about it.  Then I found out that they were closing many of the galleries to…

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It’s Christmas Time in Basel

Basel, Switzerland I really like Basel.  It has a very solid, Germanic, clean, gently sophisticated, sensible air.  It wasn’t really a surprise, therefore that its Christmas markets had the same spirit.  We visited on a Sunday afternoon, and it was wonderful to see so many families out together.  It wasn’t noisy, it wasn’t even uncomfortable when there were crowds in…

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