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Carneval 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland

Just by luck, I happen on a CARNEVAL celebration weekend in Zurich.  Yesterday, the old city center was alive with people, mardi gras-like beads, tons of confetti and an odd assortment of costumes, bands, and well lubricated people enjoying the event.

I did not arrive on site until about 7:00 p.m., but even at that hour the town was alive with action.  Actually, I had arrived to find some place to eat dinner, but thoses plans were put on hold for a a bit so I could experience the festivities.

Walking just one block in either direction from the wild festival atmosphere brings you to the peaceful river and a great illuminating view church spires.

About the Author

David McGuffin established David McGuffin’s Exploring Europe, Inc. in 2001 to formally offer European tours. Since then, he has taken several thousand satisfied customers on memorable and educational tours to Europe.

  1. Susan Reply

    Sounds like you are already having a great time. Good Travels my friend see you in a few weeks!

  2. Asa Reply

    David,
    I guess this is better than our oyster roast today? We will give you a pass on this one! Wish we were with you.
    Asa

  3. Susan McInarnay Reply

    I have not visited Zurich with David, but I think I would like to in the future!

  4. Shy Reply

    What a wonderful experience this would be!

  5. Sally Reply

    Carneval! Wow. I’ve always wanted to go for that.

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