We passed this mountain on the way down from Gotthard Pass. Challenging place to paint graffiti since the rock on which it is painted is right by the road and the cars passing by do not slow down. A place for desperados? 🙂
The amount of snow that needs to me moved off the roads in Swiss Alps is enormous. So are the machines that do it! It is a common practice in many countries that get a low of snow in the winter to put chains on the tires to be able to drive uphill, if you happen … More Snow Ploughing in Swiss Alps
On the way through Gotthard Pass we “met” a giant Toblerone bar inviting us to refresh our bodies with bratwurst in the bun and our souls with such spectacular views. That is when we saw in all its winding, twisted glory the road we just came up. Gotthard Pass is where we saw the futuristic-looking … More Through Gotthard Pass
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?
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