Thursday, May 16th, 2013
This week’s city video is called “Frenetic Zurich.” It’s a pretty cool time lapse of the city. Given Zurich’s reputation as a boring, corporate driven town, “frenetic” isn’t the word I would be expecting someone to use to describe it. But hey, the video’s cool, and that’s all the matters. If it doesn’t display for you, click here.
h/t Kaid Benfield
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