Posts about Bernese Oberland

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

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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The Secret Restaurant

Well, it’s not much of a secret restaurant for locals, as the car park is often busy and it’s right next to one of the local, small ski areas on the rolling hill slopes above Spiez in winter.

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I do (wedding photography)

Repeated good feedback on my photography and a recent equipment purchase have convinced me to start photographing weddings more regularly.

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Justis Valley, Sigriswil

A Sunday evening drive to the Justis valley, below the Niederhorn, with a landscape photographed to the sound of roaring red stags.

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Timelapse – hike to Bachalp

As if the photographic splendour of the mountain hike from the Firstbahn cablecar station above Grindelwald wasn’t enough, I used the rest breaks we took on our hike this last Sunday to shoot a handful of timelapse sequences.

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Changing tack

A photo I took a year ago today reminds me to put down the lighting gear and head out with just a camera and a pair of comfortable shoes, to capture the light which needs no help.

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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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A winter weekend

In January of 2005 – five years ago this week – Jo visited me in Switzerland for the first time. These photos show our wonderful time together.

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Into another world

Last weekend, we chose to head for the Eigergletscher (“Eiger Glacier”) station high above Grindelwald: to appreciate the astounding beauty of the autumnal landscapes below the station, to be enthralled by the massive cliffs of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, and also to visit the polar dogs who are kenneled next to the station.

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Winter Sunset

A tremendously colourful winter sunset in Brienz, where I used to work, looking from the small tourist village along the lake to Interlaken.

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In the Alps

A small collation of mountain images from the last few years of my home region within Switzerland: the Bernese Oberland.

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Thunersee (Lake Thun), Switzerland

Lake Thun (German: Thunersee) is an Alpine lake in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. It takes its name from the city of Thun, on its north western shore. The lake is fed by water from Lake Brienz to the south east, which lies 6 metres higher than Lake Thun, and various streams in the Oberland, […]

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Rustico

A tiny cottage buried in a vineyard near our home in Spiez, which is festooned with fairy lights around Christmas time. One could well imagine that it’d make a lovely little hidey hole, away from the crowds, where one could half expect to meet Annie Hawes and her sister preparing their own wine.

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