Posts about Bernese Oberland

The Bernese Oberland, Berner Oberland or Oberland bernois is a mountainous region in the centre of Switzerland.

The Lauberhorn flight

I visit the wintry mountain-top viewpoint at Männlichen, above Wengen and Grindelwald, to photograph the annual combined Patrouille Suisse/SWISS airliner air show.

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Martinsloch, Grindelwald

The sun shines through a small hole in the rock face of the Eiger at Grindelwald for a couple of minutes, twice every year.

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Krattigen, Switzerland

Softly, softly

Wide vistas with blue skies and imposing mountains may be good camera fodder, but they can also become a bit monotonous.

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One of those vlog things

One of those vlog things

A first foray into the world of the video blog, or “vlog”, which I shot while hiking in the Alps a few weeks ago.

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Using a church to tell the time

After so many years in Switzerland, we rely on the quarter-hourly chiming of the nearest church bell to know what the time is. Or, if we’re enjoying a summer evening, quickly looking across to the other side of the village. 

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