Zurich, Switzerland Part 2

Our second day was free museum day! I had found two geological museums at the university so we went to check them out. This is the view from the university

First up - the Univeristy of Zurich Paleontology Museum











It was really small and had some big fossils and bones which was fun, but overall just an okay museum

Then we headed over to Focus Terra which was inside the geology building on campus

This is the exhibits and there were a few students studying at tables around there




















This was also very small, smaller than the Paleontology Museum, but I enjoyed it more. They didn't have a lot, but what they did had was really nice. And a great explanation of the earth's geology and why different minerals form different shapes. I would definitely stop by again if I were in Zurich as it was fun. 

After the museum, we wandered our way to lunch



A small baroque garden we came across - Rechberg Garden. 


Probably a bit nicer a little later in spring



It was another gorgeous day so we sat outside at Restaurant Le Cedre and had falafel salad which was delicious. 

And then it started pouring! It had been so nice! Luckily it didn't last that long

Since we had our day pass for the transportation we decided to check out the funicular's in Zurich - there are three! First up Rigiblick bahn

And views from the top




Houses at the top

Train coming up




And taking us back down

It makes two stops along the way





After that it was on to the Dolderbahn




View from the top

There is a big hotel and golf course up there


Hotel on the right

At the bottom of the hill was a Le Pain Quotidien which had vegan treats! So we stopped for kafe und kuchen time! A cinammon snail

And a sweet roll, but this wasn't as good as the cinammon swirl


Hanging out by the ferry terminal

Looks so stormy






For dinner we went to The Butcher for burgers

And fries. Yum!

It looked a little crazy after dinner. Stormy on one side, but clearing up on the other. It was a fun day and even though clouds abounded we didn't have as much rain as we were expecting. 

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