Post Tagged with: "Switzerland"

The ascent to Augstmatthorn

Summer has arrived and, with it, restrictions have ended in Switzerland. Little by little we are returning to normality. The only reminder of the epidemic is the few people that wear masks on the streets of Zurich and the hand sanitizer at the door of every shop and restaurant… These […]

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Hiking in green Appenzell

Mountain trains and cable cars are open again here in Switzerland. Another step to normality and, officially, the beginning of the hiking season. Yeeeiiii!!!! Now we can reach higher and more remote places. Before this, everybody was going hiking to the same locations, all reachable by car, and that meant […]

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Spring at home. Part II

It looks like things are slowly improving. Here in Switzerland, some businesses are starting to open and soon children will be back in school. But that doesn’t mean that things are back to normal. It will take some time before they are. So we are still doing the responsible thing, […]

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The lake of the butterflies

Dream now, travel later. That’s the slogan used by the Swiss tourism organization to promote Switzerland these quarantine days. I like the idea. My personal version of this sentence would be “dream now, hike later”. I’m so looking forward to the lockdown being lifted!! Last time I went hiking, everything […]

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Goldau Tierpark

It’s hard to believe it, but we have been at home for more than a month already. It hasn’t been very hard so far… I’ve tried to be busy, taking photos of all the spring signs that appear every day, preparing my terrace for the new season, taking care of […]

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Bye, beautiful Swiss winter!

A few days ago, the Swiss government decreed a lock down in Switzerland. As coronavirus is spreading quickly, shops, restaurants, schools and everything that is not essential is closed until April 19th at least. It includes, of course, ski resorts and mountain trains and cable cars. Suddenly, winter is over. […]

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Postcards from Lucerne

February has been a strange month. Travels, a beautiful weeding and bad weather have made me neglect my photography and the blog. I’m not particularly happy about it, but I confess that this little digital detox feels somehow good. I love this blog, but sometimes taking care of the other […]

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A winter day in Wildhaus

After the brief snowfall of the last week, the has weather kept being weird this winter. Last week was grey, very grey. A thick fog covered the area of Zurich during the whole week and the intense cold made the streets very unwelcoming. I spent the whole time looking forward […]

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