Official Name: Swiss Confederation
Religion: Roman Catholic 46%, Protestant 40%, others 5%, no religion 9%
Per Capita GDP: $35,614
Languages: German 64%, French 19%, Italian 8%, other 9%
Currency: Swiss Franc
(~1.65 francs = $1.00 US)
Our Route: Jennifer has family friends in Zurich. We stayed with them for most of our time in Switzerland. It was nice to have a real home to relax in for a change! We did venture away from Zurich for one night, when we took a train south the the Interlaken area to see the Alps. We spent the night in the little town of Grindelwald, at the foot of the Eiger mountain, and did a little hiking before returning to Zurich the next day.
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