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  • The Jungfrau Region in Autumn

    A panoramic view of the snow-laden alps above the autumnally beautiful forests near Interlaken in Switzerland.

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  • Sunrise over the Jungfrau Region

    A photo which probably represents the end of Autumn.

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  • Keep Calm and Fit In

    I was recently interviewed for the website expatarrivals.com and asked for my thoughts on life as a foreigner in Switzerland. Here’s the transcript of the emailed interview.

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  • Kleine Scheidegg to Lauberhorn

    A steep and stony path from the mountain hamlet of Kleine Scheidegg leads to the top of the world-famous Lauberhorn, from which the intrepid author gets an unparalleled view of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

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  • Männlichen in summer

    Gallery of photos from Männlichen, an alpine plateau high above Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen in the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland.

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  • Jungfrau Zeitung secures its newspaper business

    The newest version of the newspaper, to which I still subscribe online despite no longer working or living in the catchment area, produced by a small handful of people and covering purely local news instead of falling to the temptation of reporting news from more distant regions, is at least a match for – if…

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  • Brienzergrat, Switzerland

    Lombachalp–Augstmatthorn–Suggiture

    A testing and rewarding hike from the peat moorland of Lombachalp to two summits on the vertiginous Brienzergrat ridge.

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  • The Alpine Chain

    Re-photographing the Bernese Alps from a viewpoint I found last year.

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  • Vote for your favourite Jungfrau photo

    I’ve submitted five photos to an Interlaken Tourism competition, whose subject is the Jungfrau mountain in the Bernese Oberland. If you have a Facebook account, please pop over and vote for your favourite amongst the following photos. Thank you in advance!

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  • Avalanches on demand

    A clip from BBC series Human Planet, showing avalanche control of the mountains near Grindelwald in Switzerland.

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  • Dreaming of flight

    Dreaming of flight

    …and where better to realise a childhood dream than in the Swiss Bernese Oberland? U.K. band Rudimental chose to film a large amount of the video for their recent release “Free” (featuring Emili Sandé) in the Alps of the Jungfrau Region and not only is the song lovely, but the accompanying video sequences are sublime.

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  • Webcams

    Webcams Embedded live camera views from some of the webcams in the region where I live and in places I visit fairly regularly. Niederhorn webcam 360° views across Lake Thun to the Jungfrau Region, Frutigen, Niesen and Sigriswil. Source: Roundshot Männlichen (Wengen/Grindelwald) webcam 360° views across the high ridge between Wengen and Grindelwald to the…

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  • Calendar for my aunt

    Selected images for the 2023 calendar I made for my aunt.

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  • The winds from the south

    Southerly winds form cloud waterfalls in the high mountains of the Swiss Alps.

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  • Schilthorn in the clouds

    Small gallery of photos from a 2005 summer trip to the Piz Gloria revolving mountain-top restaurant above Mürren, made famous by the 1969 James Bond Film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”.

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  • Focus stacking for maximum sharpness

    Editing multiple shots of the same scene together to get a massively-improved level of sharpness throughout the image.

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  • Eiger Run

    A photo and video from the Eiger Run sledge route, between the mountain-top hamlet of Kleine Scheidegg and tourist centre at Grindelwald.

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  • Oberberghorn

    I’ve been looking at the tooth-like promontory in the distance quite regularly, ever since we moved to Faulensee. It’s a very distinct peak on the eastern side of the Schynige Platte and one which begs to be explored.

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  • Calendar for Mum

    My selected images for Mum’s 2023 calendar.

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  • Birg, Switzerland

    Birg to Mürren… with a detour

    Beginning a hike from Birg station to the Schilthorn revolving restaurant, before changing my plans and walking down the very steep path to Allmendhubel and Mürren.

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  • Lobhörner

    Hiking in the Suls alp region above the Lauterbrunnen Valley, far from the more popular tourist destinations of the Jungfrau Region.

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