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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald, December 2017

The best time to visit the mountain villages near our home is between the tourist seasons, when many hotels are closed and the valleys, cable cars and mountain cableways are much quieter. We drove up to Grindelwald shortly before Christmas, to visit the mountain restaurant at Schreckfeld, where deep snow and temperatures as low as… (Read More)

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Grindelwald by night – a timelapse

A overnight timelapse of the view across the valley from Grindelwald First.

Hiking with Google Street View

“Hiking” the path from Grindelwald First to the Faulhorn and on to Schynige Platte using Google Street View.

Take the tourist shot

When I first planned to hike to Bachalp above Grindelwald, I had envisaged not taking the photo above. However, the reception which the photo has received since posting it to Flickr has made me glad that I did.