Post Tagged with: "Swiss Alps"

Summer in Alpstein

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 […]

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From Vals to Patnaulpass

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 […]

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The three lakes of Vals

We took it easy on our first day in Vals, exploring the surroundings of the beautiful Zervreilasee (Zervreila lake). After the long rainy and lazy spring, I didn’t want to exhaust myself on the first day of our trip. But the second day we decided to make a bigger effort […]

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Vals, the hidden valley

A few days ago was our wedding anniversary, and it has already become a tradition to make a trip to celebrate it. And I love it! A long weekend far from home, exploring a new place, eating great food and relaxing… Is there any better way to celebrate great occasions? […]

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A day in Gruyères

Spring is finally here. It took its time… a long time. My first two springs in Switzerland arrived in a hurry, with very warm temperatures and sunny days. They looked more like early summer that was prolonged until well into autumn… Not this year. It seems that spring took it […]

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Winter in Elm

March is here and with it, the first signs of spring. Here in Zurich there’s hardly any trace of winter. Maybe it’s still possible to find tiny patches of snow or ice in Uetliberg, but not in the city anymore. There are tiny flowers growing already. A lot of crocuses […]

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A day in Engelberg

The weather has been great lately here in Switzerland. Blue sky, shiny sun, warm temperatures… It has made me forget about the last snowfall we had a few weeks ago! I was trying to take some photos in the forest near home, but I only got poor photos, a wet […]

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Arnisee

Winter. Before we moved to Switzerland, this season always meant staying at home on weekends… Coffee, blanket and good movies. Ok, it sounds like a great plan for these cold and dark days. But after we arrived in Switzerland we changed our routines. Now, weekends mean mountains. And winter doesn’t […]

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Winter light

It’s being a beautiful winter here in Switzerland. Since I came back from Spain, there have been two big snow falls in Zurich. And even more in the mountains. Everything is white and looks so beautiful now! I was looking forward to these white days since the last hike I […]

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