Yearning for the world. Switzerland and the sea

It is said that all rivers flow to the sea. Although some considerable distance separates Switzerland from the seas, they were, and remain, a source of inspiration for writers like Max Frisch, and for explorers. They stimulated tourism and incited engineers to develop visionary ideas. For example, the "Transhelvetian Canal" should make the Swiss waterways navigable even across the Alps and connect them with the sea.
Or let us recall Max Frisch’s deep love of the sea, and its influence on his works.

Explore the Swiss yearning for the sea in the new Explora story. (external link)

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Explora sets its sights on the moon: for millennia, it seemed out of reach – until that moment 50 years ago, when man first set foot on it. This was also a major step forward for the research field. Listen to the fascinating account of the moon’s influence, inspiring artists and scientists alike. Why not have a listen right now? (external link)

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10.10.2019

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