The Most Important Commodity

Every year the company organizes a volunteer team to do some kind of clean-up or maintenance work for the community and this year we found ourselves in a nature preserve north of Basel, which is part of the city’s water works and as a bonus, we were given a fascinating tour of the massive operations.

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Cold Springs Valley

The Kaltbrunnental is an eight (or so) kilometer-long, narrow karst valley full of waterfalls, springs, caves, and the icy cold Ibach river. I have driven through or past it many times, so when I finally decided to explore it on foot this weekend, it was only fitting that the car was left behind.

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Team-Building

This year’s team excursion was not only a lot of fun, but also offered some amazing views. We took off on bus from Basel to Locarno on Lake Maggiore in Italian Switzerland for an afternoon of hiking and then team-building games on the shore of the lake.

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