Davos – one of the world’s finest ski resorts
Davos, Switzerland is known for basically two things: skiing and exclusivity. It also makes headlines every year as host of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Each year during the World Economic Forum, global attention turns to the small town in the Swiss Alps. We look at Davos beyond the headlines, to the posh winter sports resort with a long history.
Why Martin Suter has brought a small pink elephant to life for his latest book. Also: cool art from Italy. A visit to an ice cream university near Bologna. And the winter sports resort of Davos.
These days the classic Davos sledge is mass-produced. But local carpenter Paul Ardüser is handcrafting them again - with the help of a Crowdfunding campaign.
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Ghulam Qadir Shahani wrote into us from Hyderabad in Pakistan and he has aspirations of peaky heights far far away. He wanted to see the highest town in Europe - Davos in the Swiss mountains.
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