• Switzerland
  • Schynige Platte – Top of Swiss Tradition

    The Schynige Platte is a small mountain ridge and a viewpoint in the Bernese Oberland and belongs to the Schwarzhorn group. It is one of the first mountains I visited when I arrived in Switzerland about 5 years and I can still clearly remember its botanical garden, where I saw the Edelweiss for the first […]

    Schynige Platte – Top of Swiss Tradition was last modified: October 9th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Eiger Trail

    1. Outstanding Universal Value 2. The North Face of Eiger 3. Why take the Eiger Trail? 4. Practical tips 5. What to expect on the trail? 1. Outstanding Universal Value 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 […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Eiger Trail was last modified: September 9th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – from Grosse Scheidegg to First

    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 – from Grosse Scheidegg to First was last modified: August 4th, 2020 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (3/3) – Viewpoint Eggishorn

    As the UNESCO comments: The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and west, bringing its surface area up to 82,400 ha., up from 53,900. The site provides an outstanding example of the formation of the High Alps, including […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (3/3) – Viewpoint Eggishorn was last modified: November 18th, 2017 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2/3) – Viewpoint Bettmerhorn

    As the UNESCO comments: The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and west, bringing its surface area up to 82,400 ha., up from 53,900. The site provides an outstanding example of the formation of the High Alps, including […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2/3) – Viewpoint Bettmerhorn was last modified: November 16th, 2017 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (1/3) – Viewpoint Moosfluh

    As the UNESCO comments: The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and west, bringing its surface area up to 82,400 ha., up from 53,900. The site provides an outstanding example of the formation of the High Alps, including […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (1/3) – Viewpoint Moosfluh was last modified: November 14th, 2017 by Dong
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  • Le Moléson – a mountain of recreation

    Le Moléson is a mountain of the Swiss Prealps, overlooking the region of Gruyères in the canton of Fribourg. In fact, the first time that I heard about it was when I was on Rochers de Naye, the parent peak of  Le Moléson. This time, when I was planning my trip to the demonstration cheese dairy […]

    Le Moléson – a mountain of recreation was last modified: November 14th, 2017 by Dong
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  • Männlichen & the Royal Walk

    Hello everyone! In my last post I wrote about the Mountain Schynige Platte and after it, I continued my journey to Männlichen, which is not a heavily advertised mountain actually, and I only read about it on the SBB website because Sbb has 30% discount for the cable car to and from this mountain. The […]

    Männlichen & the Royal Walk was last modified: October 15th, 2016 by Dong
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  • Schynige Platte & Alpine Botanical Garden

    Hello everyone! Today I visited another mountain in the Jungfrau region – Schynige Platte. I love this region because there are so many mountains you can either hike or take a cog railway train or cable car to go the top, and view, in a sunny or mostly sunny day, is absolutely wonderful. I’ve been […]

    Schynige Platte & Alpine Botanical Garden was last modified: October 14th, 2016 by Dong