Radio Meuh has changed the beat, which still fits. The sun shines into the comfortably furnished living room and Kai dozes off in his seat. “Sinan furnished our apartment, only the table is from me. He just has the eye for it and I trust him completely.”
Whether she misses Zurich, I ask Carlotta as we walk along the river. “The range of things to do is already greater in Zurich.” Still, she says, both cities have grown on her. “The cool thing about Basel is that you can get into the Rhine almost anywhere and swim.” The buvettes, which line up along the river and invite visitors for an aperitif, coffee or dinner, also have their charm.
We sit down in one such buvette. What do two baristas drink out? Espresso. Sinan laughingly interjects, “Actually, your favourite drink is the Lotta latte.” A single shot espresso named after Carlotta with oat milk.