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Mar 11, 2012 - Grenchen and Solothurn

I traveled to Grenchen in order to visit Platit AG, the company that manufactures the industrial machines used by Swiss-Tek Coatings--my employer before I departed on my big adventure. Grenchen is an industrial town with lots of tooling and manufacturing firms, many of which supply the major wrist watch manufacturers in the area. Rolex, Swatch and many others have plants nearby. Grenchen is a rather plain city with a surprising number of empty storefronts on the main square. Solothurn, on the other hand, is a picturesque little town located...

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Mar 9, 2012 - Traveling in Style

As I made my way to Grenchen, Switzerland I never even considered renting a car. Train travel in Germany, Switzerland and most of Europe is so convenient and efficient that it has become my preferred method of travel. I highly recommend that any visitor to Europe spend at least some time traveling by rail. For Americans in particular, European train stations are something to behold. The main train stations are huge buildings buzzing with activity. I never grow tired of seeing the shops, food vendors and crowds of people hurrying about to...

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