This is a map of the Basel region. You can see how close it is to France and Germany. We live in the area in the south called "Bruderholz".
The part north of the Rhein is called "Klein Basel", and to the south is "Gross Basel"
This is the Marktplatz of Basel, decorated for Christmas, taken from inside the tram. You can see the famous red town hall.
This is the inside of the Basel town hall, decorated for Christmas
This photo was taken looking from Gross Basel across the Rhein to Klein Basel. In the summer, people sunbake on the steps on the rivershore.
This photo looks along the north side of the Rhine from the Wettstein bridge. The houses on the right are mostly embassies.
This old clock is found in the Claraplatz, in Klein Basel.
OK, it's not everyday that you see four santas canoeing across the Rhein! The buildings in the background are on the southern side of the Rhein.
This is the water tower on the hill in our part of Basel - Bruderholz. From the top of the tower, you get a great view of Basel.
This panorama photo shows what we see of Basel when we look out our living room window.