Keerthana Nagarajan is a freelance journalist and lives with her husband and two little girls in Zurich. She has written for Swissinfo covering Indian-Swiss Expat stories. She also shares her motherhood experiences at Motheringmatters.ch (An Expat- Swiss Parenting website) Keerthana worked previously in the Netherlands at Radio Netherlands Worldwide, covering South Asia news, and at CNN’s sister concern in India, CNN-IBN, a 24-hour news channel. Read more about her here.
In 1873, people from different parts of the world assembled in a village called Göschenen. For the next 89 months, they worked on one of the biggest construction projects of modern times, the 15 km long tunnel through the Gotthard.