Posts about Cloud inversion (Nebelmeer / mer de brouillard)

Faltschen, Kandertal, Switzerland

Dense, grey fog on the lakes in the Bernese Oberland means that it’s best to head for the surrounding hills and mountains to get above the cloud and into the sunshine. We took a drive up a road we’d never used before – an unrestricted, toll-free one for a change – and ended up high […]

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Creux-du-Van

Yorkshire meets Switzerland in the limestone landscape of Creux-du-Van, above Neuchâtel.

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Zugspitze

Fear and exhilaration on the other side of the safety fence, at the absolute “Top of Germany”.

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Above the clouds

The “Nebelmeer” (lit. sea of cloud) is a fabulous meteorological phonemenon at this time of year, caused by a band of dense cloud sealing cold air beneath it in alpine valleys.

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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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