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adelriosantiago committed Apr 3, 2019
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@@ -15,13 +15,13 @@ Seriously, never underestimate Swiss punctuality! Especially at the metro statio

Picture of me *-coming from a Latin Américan country-* during my first days in CH:

<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/train.gif" alt="" style="width: 70%;">
<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/train.gif" alt="" style="width: 50%;">

### 2.- Really really good chocolate

Swiss chocolate is really good. Even chocolate bars like Toblerone, chocolate that you can find almost anywhere, seem to taste a little bit different. Maybe it is just the psycholgolical effect of being in a country that is known for its chocolate. Or Perhaps transporting chocolate so many kilometers actually has an effect on it.

<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/chocolate.gif" alt="" style="width: 70%;">
<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/chocolate.gif" alt="" style="width: 50%;">

By the way did you know that there is a bear in its logo? It has always been right there.

@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ This one is quite strange given that Swiss culture praises and admires low-noise

Everyone is expected be serene tranquil and peaceful. **Except for the church bells**. Seriously, they will sound everywhere, **at any time** for completely unexpected reasons. Also, they will wake you up like this:

<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/insomnia.gif" alt="" style="width: 70%;">
<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/insomnia.gif" alt="" style="width: 50%;">

I initially thought I was the only one who noted this. But no, apparently there are, many [reports of people -mainly tourists- being annoyed by the church bells](https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/for-whom-toll-the-bells-_church-bells-charm-and-annoy-their-listeners/408072880). Which led to a [Swiss rule prohibing churchs to ring their bells every 15 minutes](https://www.expatica.com/ch/sw-church-bells-must-cut-back-at-night-in-swiss-town/). But at the end, [the Swiss court finally decided that church bells can chime at night](https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-42347033).

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Everyone waits for the traffic lights, even birds.

<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/waiting-traffic-light.gif" alt="" style="width: 70%;">
<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/waiting-traffic-light.gif" alt="" style="width: 50%;">

Beware if you come *-like me-* from an American country where ignoring pedestrian lights is "not a bad thing". In Confoederatio Helvetica everyone will will happily wait for the green light even in the middle of the night.

### 5. Big and fat cats!

Quite strange, funny, weird, peculiar and simply unusual. **Swiss cats are big**, really big. Cats are so big that, at distance, I once mistaked one for a dog, until I came close to it and I realized it was a big, meaty, obese and slow fat cat.
Quite strange, funny and simply unusual. **Swiss cats are big**, particularly in the north. Cats are so big that, at distance, I once mistaked one for a dog, until I came close to it and I realized it was a big, meaty and slow fat cat.

<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/fat-cat.gif" alt="" style="width: 70%;">
<img src="/articles/amazing-switzerland/images/fat-cat.gif" alt="" style="width: 50%;">

Switzerland is an amazing country. I will keep adding more and more items as time goes by.

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So far I'm really enjoying my stay here in CH. Switzerland is an amazing country with an incredibly high quality of life. I will keep adding more and more items as time goes by.

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### [Three things you notice when you first arrive in Switzerland](http://www.adelriosantiago.com/gitblog/eng/amazing-switzerland)
### [Five things you notice when you first arrive in Switzerland](http://www.adelriosantiago.com/gitblog/eng/amazing-switzerland)
A few things that you notice when you first arrive this lovely country.

<a href="http://www.adelriosantiago.com/gitblog/eng/amazing-switzerland"><img src="/articles/images/amazing-switzerland.png" alt="" style="max-width: 50%;"></a>

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