Jump to content
Your browser is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this websites. Learn how to update your browser[Close]

Swiss Story


Episode 2: Victorian beggars


By Diccon Bewes


Embed code

In his video blog series for swissinfo.ch, author Diccon Bewes travels around Switzerland to provide insights into this alpine country and its people. In this episode, he returns to 19th century Bern to discuss the plight of beggars. Bewes is the author of non-fiction books on Switzerland: Swiss Watching, Swisscellany and Slow Train to Switzerland. (Diccon Bewes for swissinfo.ch)