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The Lion and Them

"Because the Swiss have been politically neutral for centuries and have long enjoyed a reputation for honoring their agreements, a pope or emperor could be confident that his Swiss Guards wouldn’t turn on him when the political winds shifted direction. The Swiss Guards’ honor was put to the test in 1792, when–after trying to escape […]

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Big Fish

Giant carp in the pond at the Japanese Garden in Interlaken.

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