• 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 – Lauterbrunnen Valley & Trümmelbachfälle

    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 – Lauterbrunnen Valley & Trümmelbachfälle was last modified: July 20th, 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: October 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 – 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