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Sankt Martin, the frozen village

Winter is definitely here. It has come so fast that I almost didn’t realize! We were enjoying a long and beautiful autumn and suddenly, the cold came. And with it, all the colors started fading so quickly that I almost didn’t have time to glance at them… Now the temperature […]

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The Murg lakes

Hiking season is almost over. Last week it snowed in Switzerland. Even in the lower parts of the country, like Zurich, we saw snowflakes falling on the wet floor. The snow didn’t last long here, but it’s already starting to accumulate in the mountains. Soon the mountain passes will close […]

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The golden days are here!

Indian summer is finally over here in Switzerland. The first days of autumn have been mild and beautiful, with very pleasant temperatures during the day and blue skies most of the time. The beginning of this season has been so soft that even the trees haven’t felt it. The colors […]

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Alpabfahrt, the Swiss end of Summer

If there is a Swiss tradition that I was looking forward to seeing that is the Alpabfarht. What is the Alpabfarht? The Alpabfarht (from German, means the drive from the mountain pastures) takes place when the farmers take their cows (or goats or sheep) back to their sheds after they […]

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Over the clouds

I had the most amazing time in Amstedam (you can see my photos from this city here: Part I and Part II), but after almost a month away from Switzerland, I was eager to put on my hiking boots again and going to the mountains… Since I arrived to Switzerland […]

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One last summer hike

Summer is almost over… I say almost because, when I came home last week, it still looked a lot like summer. It’s been a hot and long summer in Zurich, and the city welcomed me back exactly as I left it: scorching temperatures and a clean blue sky… It felt […]

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The idyllic lake

It seems that this summer is all about visiting glaciers or revisiting places that I have already seen during winter. Visiting glaciers has been an impressive experience! I didn’t get to take a closer look to the Icelandic glaciers when I visited the country a few years ago, and seeing […]

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The Great Aletsch Glacier

The other day I had the opportunity to visit again one of the places that impressed me most this winter: Aletsch Arena. A few months ago, we went to this region of Canton Valais in hope to see its main natural wonder and attraction, the Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier […]

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