Articles by: mercedescatalan

Spring at home. Part II

It looks like things are slowly improving. Here in Switzerland, some businesses are starting to open and soon children will be back in school. But that doesn’t mean that things are back to normal. It will take some time before they are. So we are still doing the responsible thing, […]

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The lake of the butterflies

Dream now, travel later. That’s the slogan used by the Swiss tourism organization to promote Switzerland these quarantine days. I like the idea. My personal version of this sentence would be “dream now, hike later”. I’m so looking forward to the lockdown being lifted!! Last time I went hiking, everything […]

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Goldau Tierpark

It’s hard to believe it, but we have been at home for more than a month already. It hasn’t been very hard so far… I’ve tried to be busy, taking photos of all the spring signs that appear every day, preparing my terrace for the new season, taking care of […]

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Spring at home

Spring is here. Even if we are confined at home, the world hasn’t stopped for us and everything is blooming all around us. As I said in my previous post, I don’t plan to stop taking photos. I need to find beauty during these uncertain days. I find it very […]

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Bye, beautiful Swiss winter!

A few days ago, the Swiss government decreed a lock down in Switzerland. As coronavirus is spreading quickly, shops, restaurants, schools and everything that is not essential is closed until April 19th at least. It includes, of course, ski resorts and mountain trains and cable cars. Suddenly, winter is over. […]

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Winter days in Amsterdam

Less than two years ago I visited Amsterdam for the first time as I was visiting my brother, who lived there. I loved the city. I went in early autumn, when the leaves are just starting to change colors. There were still flowers all around. I found a colorful city […]

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Postcards from Lucerne

February has been a strange month. Travels, a beautiful weeding and bad weather have made me neglect my photography and the blog. I’m not particularly happy about it, but I confess that this little digital detox feels somehow good. I love this blog, but sometimes taking care of the other […]

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A winter day in Wildhaus

After the brief snowfall of the last week, the has weather kept being weird this winter. Last week was grey, very grey. A thick fog covered the area of Zurich during the whole week and the intense cold made the streets very unwelcoming. I spent the whole time looking forward […]

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Kandersteg. A travel in time

Winter made a little appearance last weekend. After two weeks of radiant sun, clouds came and left a little bit of snow even in Zurich. But that didn’t stop us. I’m still longing for white winter landscapes! And with that in mind, we went to a place we have visited […]

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