After a glorious month in the United States of America, we arrived back in Switzerland yesterday, where we ate everything, saw tons of relatives and friends, and drove, drove, and drove.
I don’t own a car, and because we live right in the center of Basel, Switzerland (we’re two blocks from the Rhein!), we don’t need one. So, mostly, we use public transportation and walk.
In most of the United States, public transportation isn’t a viable option. It’s too big and too spread out. So, when I was on the east coast, I rented a car (at exorbitant rates),