Welcome to Our Site where we share our stories and pictures

One day I wondered why we did not create our own family web site and reserve our own domain name. Being in Switzerland it was easier to buy ratib.ch domain (ratib.com was already taken). I am not sure what we will be able to do with it, but I thought it would be pretty cool to have a webs ite with our own domain name.

I first created a home page, and we will see what comes next...



Special family member: Pali

A quite but central member of our family is Pali, our golden retriever. Named after Pacific Palisades where we lived for 7 years in California


News & Events

March 25th, 2013 After spending three months in Calcutta and in Nepal, Alex leaves again for his South American section of his sabbatical trip with a one-way ticket to Buenos-Aires...

Our personal pages...

As a subset of our family web site every member of the family has his own section and web pages. Click below to open individual web sites

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SuperMom and manager of the Ratib family hectic organization.



Rebel and daredevil, you may meet him in different places of the planet these days



Architect and dreamer, from Greenwich village in New York to Mendrisio in Ticino.




Frequent flyer and global traveler passionate renaissance man ranging from high-tech projects to imaging aesthetics