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  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Pizol 5-lake Hiking Trail

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 32,850 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Pizol 5-lake Hiking Trail was last modified: July 14th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – from Naraus to Alp Nagens via Segneshütte

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 32,850 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – from Naraus to Alp Nagens via Segneshütte was last modified: July 11th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Oeschinensee

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 82,400 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Oeschinensee was last modified: July 6th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Pizol Panorama Höhenweg

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 32,850 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Pizol Panorama Höhenweg was last modified: June 30th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Expedition Tschinglen

    As the UNESCO comments: The Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona in the north-eastern part of the country covers a mountainous area of 32,850 ha which features seven peaks that rise above 3,000 m. The area displays an exceptional example of mountain building through continental collision and features excellent geological sections through tectonic thrust, i.e. the process […]

    Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – Expedition Tschinglen was last modified: June 21st, 2020 by Dong
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  • From Klausenpass to Griesslisee – a hidden lake fed by the Clariden Glacier

    A mountain pass is a navigable route through a mountain range or over a ridge. Since many of the world’s mountain ranges have presented formidable barriers to travel, passes have played a key role in trade, war, and both human and animal migration throughout earth’s history. This time, invited by my friend, I had the […]

    From Klausenpass to Griesslisee – a hidden lake fed by the Clariden Glacier was last modified: June 17th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Aare Gorge – a natural miracle resulted from glaciation

    Suggested by the local tourism office, I took a 2 h detour to Aare Gorge during my visit to Meiringen and the Reichenbach Falls. I can assure you the time was very well spent and if you haven’t been to any gorge in Switzerland yet, you’ll certainly be amazed. First of all, what is a […]

    Aare Gorge – a natural miracle resulted from glaciation was last modified: June 14th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Follow the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes – Reichenbach Falls and Sherlock Holmes Museum

    For a really long time, I was fascinated by art including painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments so I traveled to Italy a lot. Recently, inspired by my friend who wanted to explore the area around the municipality of Meiringen, I decided to come back to nature. If you want to admire the genius of mankind, few […]

    Follow the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes – Reichenbach Falls and Sherlock Holmes Museum was last modified: June 9th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Maison Cailler – A Chocolate Attraction

    Whenever you hear about Switzerland, what’s the first thing that comes into your mind representing this beautiful country? The Alps? The villages? The chalets? The cheese with holes? For me, it is always chocolate. Why is Swiss chocolate so popular all around the world? Because of its high quality? Because it’s super delicious? Today, let’s […]

    Maison Cailler – A Chocolate Attraction was last modified: November 21st, 2018 by Dong
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  • La Maison du Gruyère – Demonstration Cheese Dairy of Gruyère AOP

    Have you ever heard about the Swiss cheese called “Le Gruyère AOP“? In fact, the first time that I saw and tasted it was when I was flying from Shanghai to Zurich by Swiss International Air Lines. As you probably know already, for us Chinese people, cheese are not really that popular. However, as one […]

    La Maison du Gruyère – Demonstration Cheese Dairy of Gruyère AOP was last modified: November 19th, 2018 by Dong