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Basel Switzerland, Setting off on a Viking Cruise

We spent the night in a hotel in a building that was several hundred years old, next to a cathedral.  In the morning the towns people were gathering for Sunday services.  We wandered the empty streets in the early morning, exploring the town and taking pictures. [September 29, 2013]   CAMERA AND LENS DETAILS ARE LISTED IN THE RIGHT COLUMN For tips on equipment, check out some of our other posts: 5 great tips for photo equipment storage

wedding wreath, Basel Switzerland

Swiss wedding traditions

Some brides in Switzerland still follow the tradition of wearing a wedding wreath of flowers.  The custom was to burn the wreath after the ceremony, and if it burned quickly, the couple would have good luck.  This photo is of a wreath for a wedding in Basel Switzerland.   CAMERA AND LENS DETAILS ARE LISTED IN THE RIGHT COLUMN For tips on equipment, check out some of our other posts: 5 great tips for photo equipment storage