life through the lens
I fancied visiting a 'micro-nation' so Zurich was my stop-off for a trip to the principality of Liechtenstein.
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Visible from the banks of the Limmat River are the Fraumunster (left) and St Peterskirche churches - Zurich
The Limmat River with Fraumunster and St Peterskirche on the left, and the twin towers of Grossmunster church on the right - Zurich
Swans on the Limmat River, Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse stretches from the train station to Lake Zurich - Zurich
There's several cobbled streets branching off Bahnhofstrasse in the old town area of Zurich
The old town of Zurich
Many of the streets are pedestrian only - Zurich
The Sihl River is an offshoot of the Limmat and also runs through Zurich
St Peterskirche has the largest clockface in Europe - Zurich
The cobbled lanes around St Peterskirche, Zurich
The rivers flow into Lake Zurich at the southern end of Zurich's city centre. In the distance are the Alps, with most in the vicinity of the lake averaging 3000 metres above sea level.
There's more cobbled streets and alleyways on the east bank of the Limmat River, Zurich
A narrow street off Niederdorfstrasse, Zurich
A square in Zurich's old quarter
Looking into the corner of a plaza in Zurich's old quarter
The polybahn climbs up to the University area of Zurich
From the University on the east bank there's commanding views of the city - Zurich
Shops line the banks of the Limmat River - Zurich
The Limmat River, Zurich
A quick photo of Sargans from just outside the train station. It's an hour by train from Zurich and a short bus ride to Liechtenstein.
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