Both times that we crossed the Swiss Alps this year I was surprised to see how quickly the fresh green grass appeared. With the mountains covered with snow at out backs and the steep winding road ahead of us we reached the first village in the valley. There we found the most unexpected sight: a … More Crossing the Alps
Driving through Swiss Alps we reach 2048 meters at Oberalppass and we encounter some rather exotic rides. Knowing what speeds they can reach it is on a normal road it is scary to think what happens on the narrow and winding like a snake Alpine roads. At this height there is still a lot of … More Who Drives What in Alps?
Open the door and enter the Lake Lugano. Lugano, Switzerland 🙂 My second contribution to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Doors and Drawers.
If there is still anything pure, natural, and perfect in the world around us, the unchanged beauty of Swiss Alps always come to my mind. Crystal water sparkling in the sun, dazzling white snow, air so clear and cold that it stings your lungs when you take a deep breath – imagine yourself standing on … More Pure and Unchanged / WPC
One way to travel Swiss Alps and enjoy the breathtaking views is to take the train. The train passed us and the passengers were waving to us surprised to have a welcome party at this particular spot 🙂 If I did not already travel by car where I could stop everywhere I wanted, I would … More Swiss Alps by Train
It is May in the Alps and the weather may be sunny and warm but it also may be still bitterly cold, even snowy. The flowers brave the weather no matter what comes their way and on our little ( and quite frequent ) stops on the way through the Alps we saw a few … More Alpine Flowers
It was a great surprise for me to find out that at some point in European history the Russian army set feet in Swiss Alps. I have always thought that the Alps were impassable ( and they are ) and therefore no army has ever attempted to cross it. That probably shows the depths of … More Russian Monument in Swiss Alps
All roads lead to Rome. My journey there will take me through Switzerland and Italy. Today was the first day on Swiss roads and I want to show you how different they may be. As everything in Switzerland, the roads are excellent. When they are country lanes they invite the traveler to the villages. When … More Swiss Roads