Sitting, cross-legged, a couple of arms’ length from the edge of a two-and-a-half-thousand foot drop to the valley floor, watching clouds drift across the lake into the distance.
Walking in the mountains is a great pastime, even if the weather isn’t great. But sometimes, getting to a mountain peak is a huge effort: even lesser summits than the four-thousand-metre monsters in canton Wallis are difficult to reach on foot. Although Switzerland is famous for its cable cars, funiculars…
A wonderfully panoramic view of the Bernese Alps from the Jura mountains, close to the Swiss border with France.
It was a bitingy cold, clear, starry evening yesterday, 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.
The rain clouds lift and show what beauty they have strewn across the higher mountains in our region.