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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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Chasing shooting stars in Alpstein

If there is something that I’ve been wanting to photograph since I got my first camera, that would be stars and starry skies… And this is something that somehow I can never do! Sometimes is the weather, other times it is the moon, and some other it is the tiredness […]

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A walk into the Glacier

It’s been a few weeks of heat wave here in Switzerland. With thermometers over 30º, it’s hard to go outside during the day, and even harder to sleep well at night… I’d never had imagined that summers in Switzerland could be so hot!!! Apparently, this is being an unusual summer, […]

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