Switzerland

Learning about life

“Almost made it”

Niesen, photographed from Stockhorn summit

Fürgangen suspension bridge

Erlenbach im Simmental

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The flying rubbish truck

The rubbish collection service at Bettmeralp – a car-free village in the mountains of upper canton Valais – must be unique in the world. In the absence of any road connection to the village, a 7.5-tonne lorry is carried up and down the mountain by cable-car.

Aescher-Wildkirchli

The small «Berggasthaus» beneath the cliffs in canton Appenzell is one of the most famous destinations in Switzerland.

We called for your intercession with God

A mural in the Lower Chapel at Flüeli-Ranft in Switzerland, initiated by Robert Durrer in 1920.

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Forever young

We’re incredibly lucky to live in such a beautiful place, and incredibly lucky to be able to enjoy the sight of the Blümlisalp paddle steamer, which passes our home every day in summer, hooting loudly as it arrives at the landing quay in the village a few hundred metres away.

Wetsuit