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Spiez Harbour, Spiez, Switzerland

A welcome sight after yesterday’s taxing walk; particularly because of the hot chocolate waiting for us in the harbour restaurant. We’ve been looking out of our window for a long time, wondering what was up on the top of the hill in this photo, and we found out that there’s a wonderful forest walk up […]

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Neuhaus, Interlaken, Switzerland

I know that a certain person in the far north will be jealous when he sees the weather Jo and I enjoyed on a walk to the lake at Interlaken yesterday afternoon, but he should know that the words "bloody baltic" were used several times along the way and Jo was hiding from an icy […]

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Thunersee and Spiez, Switzerland

One of twelve landscape views from the alpine region of central Switzerland, available to buy online as a premium 2008 calendar from Lulu.com. Printed: 13 pages, 13.5" x 19", coil binding, white interior paper (100# weight), full-color interior ink. www.lulu.com/content/1769898

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Spiez, Switzerland

One of twelve landscape views from the alpine region of central Switzerland, available to buy online as a premium 2008 calendar from Lulu.com. Printed: 13 pages, 13.5" x 19", coil binding, white interior paper (100# weight), full-color interior ink. www.lulu.com/content/1769898

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Light from the big lake festival fireworks display illuminates the vineyards; you can see the path along the edge of the forest, packed with spectators.

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Oberhofen jetty

– Find a nice, dark area with little existing illumination. – Set the camera on a tripod and open the shutter for a 30 second long exposure, to capture ambient light. – Run around with a torch like a nutter, shining it onto the subject but keeping the light moving. Use a halogen torch to […]

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Watching the storm go by: see also Stephanie’s photos from Lausanne and Samuel’s photo from somewhere in French Switzerland.

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A familiar sight at this time of year: heavy, high-pressure air arriving from the Simmen valley ahead of a lightning storm.

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Meeting Point

"The iron staircase shortens the distance to the distant lake shore, thereby creating the illusion of an unexpected encounter. The beholder in Spiez can take a leap in time and space, and imagine following the small pioneer at the top of the stairway." Artist: Marianne Lutz See also: Worlds’ Encounter

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