“The more comfort the less courage there is” – Alexander Suvorov. Weather forecast for that November Saturday was not promising, but lazing at home was not an option either, so I decided to join a group of likeminded crazy people on Suvorov’s hike (or one part of it) in Andermatt, South of Switzerland. Alexander Suvorov, who’s bravery is well known among the Swiss people, fought against the French army in the Alps in very difficult conditions. Annually near the Devils […]
The lights go on the lights go off when things don’t feel right I lie down like a tired dog licking his wounds in the shade when I feel alive I try to immagine a careless life a scenic world where the sunsets are all breathtaking (lyrics by Beirut – Scenic World) Greifensee, Switzerland, May 2011
Last weekend I took my visiting family to one of the most magical places in Switzerland – Lauterbrunnen Valley, which is said to have inspired Tolkien’s Rivendell. The valley is perfect for pleasant walks with outstanding scenery throughout,
On Sunday 14th of October we decided to explore Schatzalp area near Davos. Without a strict plan, we hiked for 7 hours with the cumulative elevation gain of approx 1000m.
Saturday started with alarm ring at 4:50AM, quick wash and dress, grabbing the rucksack I prepared the evening before and taking a 5:30 train to Davos
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October started with a nice surprise: my photo of Chapel on Klimsenhorn, taken during a day trip to Mt Pilatus in early September, was chosen as one of the week’s favorite submissions to 2012 photo contest by National Geographic. That definitely paid off the efforts of an amateur photographer like me!