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Birg to Mürren

Birg to Mürren

Time-lapse video of the cable-car ride from Birg to Mürren in Swiss canton Bern.

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The flying rubbish truck

The flying rubbish truck

The rubbish collection service at Bettmeralp – a car-free village in the mountains of upper canton Valais – must be unique in the world. In the absence of any road connection to the village, a 7.5-tonne lorry is carried up and down the mountain by cable-car.

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Aescher-Wildkirchli

The small «Berggasthaus» beneath the cliffs in canton Appenzell is one of the most famous destinations in Switzerland.

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Mürren to Birg

Mürren to Birg

Time-lapse video of the cable-car ride from Mürren to Birg in Swiss canton Bern.

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Cable cars, funiculars and cog railways

Cable cars, funiculars and cog railways

Walking in the mountains is a great pastime, even if the weather isn’t great. But sometimes, getting to a mountain peak is a huge effort: even lesser summits than the four-thousand-metre monsters in canton Wallis are difficult to reach on foot. Although Switzerland is famous for its cable cars, funiculars and mountain railways, Switzerland Tourism […]

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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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