Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Posts about oeschinensee

  • Hiking along a panoramic path above the lake at Oeschinensee and then over-doing it on a much steeper, rockier path on the way to the Blümlisalphütte.

  • One of the more spectacular mountain lakes in the Bernese Oberland of Switzerland is at Oeschinensee, in a hanging valley easily reached by cable car from the town of Kandersteg. If you’re feeling lazy, then the walk to the lakeside restaurant is a fairly easy one. If you’re more adventurous, then there are a network of paths leading…

  • Look ma, no hands…

    A video shot using my D7000 on a dry toboggan run, hand-held , whilst I was clinging on to the brake with the other hand.

  • I’ll be doing a presentation of Swiss landscape photography at Yateley Camera Club in Hampshire, England, on 30th June. Feel free to drop by if you’re in the area!

  • Jo and I visit the alpine lake of Oeschinensee, in a mountain valley above Kandersteg, and take a dip to cool ourselves off.