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Ligerz, Switzerland

The vineyards on Lake Biel

A great spot to photograph the vineyards and sixteenth-century church at Ligerz, on the shores of Lake Biel.

23rd October 2016 | Read more »

Patrouille Suisse at Spiez, Switzerland

The lake side town of Spiez, between Thun and Interlaken, celebrates the summer with a festival every second year. (On alternate years, the same celebration is held in Thun.) This year, the Swiss aerial display team Patrouille Suisse put on a show over the lake during the afternoon…

2nd August 2015 | Read more »

Aigle, Switzerland

The castle at Aigle, near the western end of the Valais, was originally two fortifications. It’s a picture-book scene, but harks back to serious use in the fifteenth century, when it was already over two hundred years old. Today, it sits peacefully amongst expansive vineyards and welcomes tourists from all…

11th July 2015 | Read more »

Puidoux, Switzerland

The views from the immense vineyards along the northern shore of Lac Léman (Lake Geneva) are pretty spectacular, no matter what time of day. At dusk, in early summer, the lights of the town of Vevey and Montreux twinkle in the distance, while the lanes amongst the vines are all…

28th May 2015 | Read more »

Katzenstein, Spiez

A winter landscape photograph of the "erratic" Katzenstein rock, which once rested at Innertkirchen but which made its infinitely slow way west to now rest above the lake in Spiez.

22nd December 2010 | Read more »

Cully from the vineyards

A panoramic sunset view across Lac Léman and Cully in western Switzerland.

27th May 2010 | Read more »

Winter vines

An exercise in depth of field with my new 50mm/f1.8 lens.

18th February 2009 | Read more »

Rustico

A tiny cottage buried in a vineyard near our home in Spiez, which is festooned with fairy lights around Christmas time. One could well imagine that it’d make a lovely little hidey hole, away from the crowds, where one could half expect to meet Annie Hawes and her sister…

5th December 2006 | Read more »