Posts about snow

Simmental by Night

A bitingy cold, clear, starry evening so we headed up to the road from Boltigen to the Jaun Pass, slipping and scrabbling over the snowy road to get an elevated view over the moonlit valley below. Jo and I first went up to see this view when I collected her from the airport on her […]

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Simmental by Night

One of the many isolated homesteads on the upper slopes of the Simmental valley, lit up and warm and surrounded by silent, beautifully frozen peaks. View larger at Permanent Tourist.

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Simmental by Night

A bitingy cold, clear, starry evening so we headed up to the road from Boltigen to the Jaun Pass, slipping and scrabbling over the snowy road to get an elevated view over the moonlit valley below. Jo and I first went up to see this view when I collected her from the airport on her […]

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Simmental by Night

A bitingy cold, clear, starry evening so we headed up to the road from Boltigen to the Jaun Pass, slipping and scrabbling over the snowy road to get an elevated view over the moonlit valley below. Jo and I first went up to see this view when I collected her from the airport on her […]

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Spiez, Switzerland

Some people go to the pub to unwind on a Friday night. I pack my camera and tripod into the car and head out into the darkness to take photos of the freshly-fallen snow.

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At the vineyards

Some people go to the pub to unwind on a Friday night. I pack my camera and tripod into the car and head out into the darkness to take photos of the freshly-fallen snow.

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Market Square, Solothurn

It’s that time of year again: time to get the tinsel out, dose up on Glühwein, take some creative shots and tag them with fliCHristmas to share the prettiness of Switzerland with those fans of the country who can’t be here this festive season! A slideshow of Swiss Christmas photos from previous years is at […]

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Permanent Tourist 2011 Calendar

The 2011 edition of my annual calendar is now available to preview and order from lulu.com! The website is tailored to allow delivery at a resonable cost from both Europe and the USA, and by using the options at the bottom of the page, you can switch currency or language. As always, you can view […]

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Cathedral St. Ursus, Solothurn

The Canton of Solothurn was the eleventh to become part of the Swiss Confederation. There are eleven churches and chapels, as well as eleven historical fountains and eleven towers in the town. The St. Ursus catholic cathedral has eleven altars and eleven bells, whilst the stairs in front of the cathedral have levels between every […]

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Santa, Solothurn

After downing a few glasses of Glühwein to keep out the cold, our diminutive hero heads to the kebab shop across the road for a bite to eat…

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Driving off-piste

Jo and I took a drive up to Grindelwald last night to take some moonlit landscape photos. After an abortive attempt to head up to Bussalp–which saw us having to reverse back down a single track lane which got too narrow and way too steep to pass, after following the misguidance of Google Maps on […]

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