Posts about Matterhorn / Monte Cervino / Mont Cervin

The Matterhorn is quite likely to be the most photographed mountain in the world, and it’s arguably one of the most famous ones. It sits on the watershed border between Switzerland and Italy and at 4,478 metres, is one of the highest peaks in the Alps.

The Belt of Venus

Before dawn in autumn and winter on a clear day, where there is moisture or minutely-fine dust in the air, early risers get to see the Belt of Venus. The pink colouration at around 10°-20° above the horizon is caused by the scattered, reflected light of the sun hitting minute dust particles in the west, […]

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Riffelsee to Riffelalp, Zermatt

Before the proper snow arrived at the start of this year’s winter season, we visited Zermatt and visited the famous, much-photographed view of the Matterhorn from Riffelsee.

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