Articles by: mercedescatalan

The Ridgeline hike in Stoos

Last year we tried to do one of the hikes with best views in Switzerland: the ridgeline hike in Stoos (you can see the photos from that day here). But poor planing and a bad choice of date made the hike a little bit of an odyssey. We went in […]

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Alpabzug in Entlebuch

Summer is over. It’s been a long one, but now it feels like it’s gone for good. We’ve been enjoying a sunny and warm September, with some last swims in Zurichsee, strolls in the city and the forest in Uetliberg… But these last days the rain has come back to […]

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A day in Costa del Sol

I don’t know why, but when I go to Spain on holidays I don’t take many photos… Probably I’m just too busy having a good time with my family. However, I always carry my travel camera backpack with my camera, lenses, my laptop… it’s always a heavy backpack!!! But then, […]

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Summer in Bern

If last week I took you to summer Zurich, this time we are travelling to Bern, the capital of Switzerland. We have already been there, remember? It was during a beautiful and cold autumn day. Golden tones dominated the city, the scent of roasted chestnuts filled the air and the […]

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Summer in Zurich

Even if the blog hasn’t taken any holidays this year, I have. I’ve been in Spain, exploring the province of Málaga for a few days and enjoying the rest of the time with my family and friends… A few well deserved days of relax in warm and sunny Spain and […]

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Hike to Steingletscher

I write this post from Spain. I’ve been here already for a few weeks, enjoying my time with family and friends. The weather is warm, the days are still long… I’ve been at the beach, I’ve explored a few new places and I’m having a great time just relaxing at […]

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The Gauli Glacier

One of the best things of Swiss summer is the opportunity to see glaciers. During winter and spring, glaciers and the area around them are covered in thick snow and it’s not easy to appreciate them: you can only see white shapes, not much else, in case you’re lucky enough […]

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The trail to Gaulihütte

Last summer was all about discovering iconic places in Switzerland. We hiked three days in Zermatt, with the Matterhorn always in sight. We discovered the most beautiful places in Alpstein. We saw the Great Alescht Glacier and walked inside the carved ice cave inside the Rhône Glacier… All of these […]

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The fairy tale valley

There are magical places. No matter how many times you’ve been there, you can’t get enough of them. Switzerland has a lot of those places. I’ve been living here for two years and I’ve discovered some of these places… And I keep discovering them! But I also like to revisit […]

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