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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

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Birg to Mürren… with a detour

Beginning a hike from Birg station to the Schilthorn revolving restaurant, before changing my plans and walking down the very steep path to Allmendhubel and Mürren.

Thunersee and Brienzersee – Pure Switzerland

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The region I’ve been calling home for sixteen years.

Schilthorn in winter

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The follow-up to the Schilthorn Cableway’s summer video is now online, showing the mountain-top restaurant and region in winter.

New sales film from the Schilthorn

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The Schilthorn Cableway has released a new short advertising film today, and as usual, it makes me want to head for Mürren straight away.

Awe-inspiring Schilthorn

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The Schilthorn – topped by the Piz Gloria restaurant – is one of my favourite destinations in the Swiss Jungfrau Region. Whenever I see photos or film sequences, I can’t help becoming a little awe-struck. I still have to pinch myself from time to time, to be sure that the fact that I live within a half-hour… (Read More)

Ascent to the Schilthorn

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An eight and a half minute film of the journey up to the Piz Gloria restaurant on the Schilthorn.

Schilthorn in the mist

A day in the clouds at the Piz Gloria mountain-top revolving restaurant.

Schilthorn in the clouds

Small gallery of photos from a 2005 summer trip to the Piz Gloria revolving mountain-top restaurant above Mürren, made famous by the 1969 James Bond Film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”.