Against the prediction of the Böögg (this year the snowman’s head exploted after 17min and 44sec… not a very good forecast!), this summer is being hot in Switzerland. There had already two heat waves, when temperatures have reached 36ºC in Zurich. That is hot, very hot… scorching! There’s been also […]Read More
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Our first two days hiking in Vals were amazing (you can see the photos here and here). Beautiful views, lakes, farms, marmots… It was a very nice return to the mountains after the long rainy spring. As the previous days left us with a very good feeling, we decided to […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
My second day in Yosemite was as exciting as the first one. We decided to spend that day in the upper part of the Park, driving the Tioga Road to the small town of Lee Vining at the shores of Mono Lake. This part of Yosemite NP is less known […]Read More
A few weeks ago, the weekend of my birhtday, a friend proposed us a plan: drive through Klausenpass in his Porsche. Of course, we couldn’t say no! We hadn’t been in any Swiss mountain pass yet, but I had already seen some photos on Instagram: narrow roads with incredibly tight […]Read More