Archive | May, 2013

Stalking wild ibex and JJ Rousseau in the land of absinthe

May 28, 2013

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On a holiday Monday last week Kathryn and I drove into the Jura mountains near Neuchatel, about an hour away, to do some hiking. Our plan was to check out a rock feature called the Creux du Van, a giant horseshoe-shaped cliff-face or cirque that the Swiss sometimes compare to the Grand Canyon. The Creux […]

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“What doesn’t kill me …”: Channeling Nietzsche in the Engadin Ski Marathon

May 27, 2013

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The following post is primarily for the cross country ski nerds (you know who you are), but if you enjoy beautiful mountain scenery and/or German philosophy, there’s something here for you too. Confused? Read on. Back in early March, Graham traveled to the Engadin Valley in the far southeastern corner of Switzerland to participate in […]

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“If it’s Tuesday this must be Beijing”: Globetrotting with Nestlé in 2012-13

May 20, 2013

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Hard to believe but it’s been more than a year since I moved to Switzerland. In my not-so-new role, I’ve had the privilege of being able to travel to pretty much every continent.  While I’d have loved to have created a travel log for all my trips, time simply hasn’t allowed this. Here’s a quick […]

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