Tag Archives: Alps

Silent Sunday: Belle Epoque steam boat on Lake Geneva

The Belle Epoque steam boat Rhône plies the waters of gorgeous Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) in Switzerland

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World at a Glance: Freddie Mercury in Montreux

Wandering along Lake Geneva’s waterfront, you won’t be lost for stunning scenery to rest your weary eyes on. There are towering mountains, clusters of vibrant flowers, the lake itself… and then there’s Freddie.

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Marvellous Malbun

Malbun is a tranquil, lovely mountain village in Liechtenstein. Small clusters of Alpine homes on green meadows look adorable from above.

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Tiny Triesenberg

For most, Liechtenstein is a quick stop to check off yet another country on their list. They only stop for an hour at most, in the capital Vaduz – and leave with a very incomplete impression of this ancient Alpine country. The little principality has much more to offer, so I recommend you spend a [...]

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Hiking in Tyrol with Oetzi

Oetzi may have been hiking in these hills 5000 years ago. I did last summer. I had it much easier than he did, though. I took the cable car.

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St Moritz in September

Ah, St Moritz. The name brings to mind a gorgeous summer holiday in Torquay. I was 16 and he was tall, blond, a little shy and had the most beautiful smile. I’ll call him Hanspeter, because that was his name. When business took me to St Moritz one September day a few years ago, well, [...]

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Border bridge: Liechtenstein and Switzerland

Border bridge: Liechtenstein to the left, Switzerland to the right. I jump: Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland…

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