Thursday, September 20, 2012

6th Swiss Postcrossing Meeting

Last saturday took place in Lugano, the 6th Swiss Postcrossing Meeting. The cards travelled fast, i've received 2 last tuesday, sent by Grace "azzuri" and Andy "masito".
The postcrossers attending this meeting were 8: "azzurri", "masito", "s_unn_y", "carolisha", "giorgis", "elvirasimone",  "schneggisabrina" and Albrecht!! 

 Ticino is the southernmost canton of Switzerland. Named after the Ticino river, it is the only canton in which Italian is the sole official language. Ticino borders the Canton of Uri to the north, Valais to the west (through the Novena Pass), Graubünden to the northeast, Italy's regions of Piedmont and Lombardy to the south and it surrounds the small Italian exclave of Campione d'Italia. Together with areas of the canton of Graubünden (Grigioni) it makes up the so-called Italian Switzerland. - in: wikipedia
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 Lugano  is a city in the south of Switzerland, in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, which borders Italy. It is the 9th largest city of Switzerland by population and the largest Italian-speaking city outside of Italy.
The city lies on Lake Lugano, and its warm summers and the fact that in recent years it has attracted an ever growing number of celebrities, entertainers and successful athletes have given it the nickname of the "Monte Carlo of Switzerland". - in: wikipedia

Just a few days before the meeting, Andy, sent me this TN card showing a day view of Lugano.
Lugano is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Switzerland. The city is home to a number of historic buildings and museums, whilst the surrounding area has many natural sights.
Both Lake Lugano and the surrounding mountains provide a wide variety of outdoor activities. The area surrounding Lugano is home to over 300 kilometres (190 mi) of mountain bike trails, the largest net of trails in Switzerland. - in: wikipedia

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