Rain turns to Sun in Zurich

On our final day in Zurich, we braved the elements for a walk before work.  We were staying in the area around the Universität Zürich Zentrum and decided to cut through campus on our walk.

We saw an inviting open door and wandered inside what appeared to be a grand student union.
A neon looking pool stood just outside.
We splashed through the mud down a set of staircases and into the old city.
We wandered at random down some narrow alleys.
We spotted Zurich's signature clock tower.
Flowers decorated the windows of combined retail and apartment space.
Abstract fountains were tucked away in hidden corners.
Faded art adorned the facades of the old city buildings.
We passed in the shadow of the Grossmünster.
I passed over the canal and finally made my way across a music school campus to work.
While I was working, my husband had the chance to explore Zurich a bit more and spotted some quirky sights like the bright red funicular...
...and a colorful cow hiding in the bushes.
As the day progressed, the rain gave way to partly cloudy skies and we had a chance to really appreciate the  ornate (and sometimes unique) architecture of Zurich.
At the end of the day, we met up for a drink at Brasserie Federal in the train station before heading to the airport.
We stepped outside the train station momentarily for an impromptu picnic outside the Swiss National Museum.
We enjoyed a sandwich on fresh baked pretzel bread in a quiet shady corner before heading for home.
We ended our trip to Zurich where we started it, under the watchful eye of the big fat blue angel.

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