Tag Archives: SWITZERLAND

A glimpse of Missouri’s Amish

You can certainly get some sense of Amish life while casually driving around the backroads of Clark, Missouri….but I cannot remember feeling, anywhere else in the world, quite such an interloper…

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A Swiss naturalist in Paraguay

In the forests of eastern Paraguay, the Swiss scientist Moisés Bertoni and his family settled in 1895 to create a farm and research station. Just a short distance from the famous Iguazú Falls, the site is today one of the most surprising parks and museum complexes in South America….