• Switzerland
  • 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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  • 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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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2/2) – A hike to remember (Belalp – Riederalp)

    Following the first post about the UNESCO Panorama Path from Belalp to Riederalp, this post will continue introducing to you the highlights including the the “färricha” and “Zickzackweg“, Aletschji, the suspension bridge (Hängebrücke), Grünsee (the Green Lake), Aletsch forest and Pro Nature Center Aletsch (Villa Cassel). 3.4 Evidence of traditional farming such as “Färricha” and the “Zickzackweg” Along […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2/2) – A hike to remember (Belalp – Riederalp) was last modified: November 7th, 2018 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (1/2) – A hike to remember (Belalp – Riederalp)

    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 (1/2) – A hike to remember (Belalp – Riederalp) was last modified: November 3rd, 2018 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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  • Diavolezza & Morteratsch Glacier

    Hello everyone! Last Saturday I went to the south-east corner of Switzerland, which is already close to the Italian city Tirano. I departed from Zürich HB and the whole journey by train took more than 3.5 hours. I went to the Mountain Diavolezza and walked on the Morteratsch Glacier hiking trail. I wanted to go to […]

    Diavolezza & Morteratsch Glacier was last modified: November 2nd, 2016 by Dong