Congratulations and Chapeau Switzerland

The lake of Brienz (Brienzersee) prepares itself for the first of August, 2019, apparently inspired by “The cradle of the confederation”, mural in the Great Hall of the Swiss parliament, by Charles Giron (1859-1914), 1901. Giron has the Rütli in mind, the meadow at Lake Urner (Urnersee), a part of Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee). According to … Read more » “Congratulations and Chapeau Switzerland”

The EU should join the Swiss Federation

Switzerland should not join the EU, but the EU should join the Swiss Federation.  The country should seriously and critically consider whether it will sign the so-called Rahmenabkommen. Sovereignty which has been transferred to the EU is lost forever, and the EU is never satisfied. In ten years’ time membership or an end of the … Read more » “The EU should join the Swiss Federation”

Gotthardbasistunnel

Since 1990, Switzerland has made efforts to ensure the development of the European transport system and the integration of the European high-speed rail network through the construction of the Gotthard Base Tunnel (Gotthardbasistunnel). Together with the new freight line from Rotterdam to the Dutch-German border, the Gotthard tunnel is an important construction on the European … Read more » “Gotthardbasistunnel”