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Melchsee Frutt, Switzerland

The Melchsee is a lake in the mountains,  tucked away in the lee of a range of peaks between Meiringen and Engelberg. Nearby, the smaller stretch of water called Blauseeli (little blue lake) is a haven for frogs after the snows melt, and the edges of the pool are lined with frog spawn at this […]

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One Way Up

The single track road from Stöckalp in the Melchtal valley up to the ski resort of Melchsee Frutt is… an experience.

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One Way Up

The single track road from Stöckalp in the Melchtal valley up to the ski resort of Melchsee Frutt is… an experience. Jo had told me about it many times before – and of her godfather’s habit of sledding down it at night by the light of a helmet-mounted torch – so the low cloud drove […]

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One Way Up

The single track road from Stöckalp in the Melchtal valley up to the ski resort of Melchsee Frutt is… an experience. Jo had told me about it many times before – and of her godfather’s habit of sledding down it at night by the light of a helmet-mounted torch – so the low cloud drove […]

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Melchsee Frutt

An old photo which I dug out of my archive. This small village is tucked away in the mountains above the Sarnersee in canton Obwalden and is where Jo’s godparents live.

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