Time for reflection. Wishing all visitors of my blog and website Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a healthy 2021!Continue reading “Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!”
Golden Fall at Lej da Staz
Lej da Staz (Lake Staz) is one of my top photography spots in Switzerland. Not even challenging to get there – just a 30 min. walk from St. Moritz – this little lake is again and again worth checking out.Continue reading “Golden Fall at Lej da Staz”
The Greina High-Plateau: wide, wild, untapped
The Greina High-Plateau offers an exceptional nature experience! The 1 km wide and 6 km long plateau is linking 3 valleys at around 2’200 m a.s.l.: Lumnezia in the east, Sumvitg in the north and Blenio in the south. No cable car or chair lift gets you there, only your own feet! The shot above shares the view from the east.Continue reading “The Greina High-Plateau: wide, wild, untapped”
World Photography Day
On the occasion of today’s Wold Photography Day I’d like to publish a shot from my favorite photography place: Iceland.
Swiss National Holiday
On the occasion of today’s Swiss national holiday I once again like to publish a shot from a beautiful and iconic spot in Switzerland. This year I selected the Oeschinen Lake. It’s located close to Kandersteg in the Bernese Alps. The lake belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch.
The Dolomites? – No, Switzerland!
Today I’m adding another location that looks like from another country but is from Switzerland!Continue reading “The Dolomites? – No, Switzerland!”
Red Kite – the third largest raptor in Europe
As big travel is tricky these days, why not taking a closer look on what’s directly around us – or above us …? This red kit is circling since a while above my town. It’s a pretty impressive bird with its 1.50 m wing span and its really nice plumage in particular if the evening sun lightens it up.
The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #1 – Mont Blanc
Finally we are reaching the most dominant and also highest mountain of the Alps: The Mont Blanc (Dominance 2’812 km – Height 4’810 m). It is located in the French Alps and belongs to the so called Graian Alps. The shot above and the one below show the north-west side.Continue reading “The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #1 – Mont Blanc”
The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #2 – Piz Bernina
The Piz Bernina (Dominance 138 km – Height 4’049 m) is my favorite mountain and the second most dominant of the Alps. It is located in the canton Graubünden and from the top 10 dominant mountains of the Alps the most eastern. It is actually the only mountain of the eastern Alps reaching 4’000 m.Continue reading “The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #2 – Piz Bernina”
The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #3 – Barre des Écrins
Now we are getting to the top 3 most dominant mountains of the Alps: The Barre des Écrins (Dominance 107 km – Height 4’102 m) is the third most dominant and from the top 10 the most southerly peak. It is located in France and belongs to the Dauphiné Alps.Continue reading “The 10 most dominant Mountains of the Alps: #3 – Barre des Écrins”