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Naturschutzgebiet Belp-Au an der Aare bei Bern

Valais, Switzerland

January 2015

:copyright: 2015 Gerald Verdon

Eclosion des Jonquilles dans un pâturage du Jura Neuchâtelois.

Waterfall Krummenau in Switzerland (Thurfälle)

I always try not to dwell on an offense too long because the more the hurt is magnified, the peace of mine will be stolen away.

 

I wish that we never find any dark clouds overshadowing our life too long.

 

Am I that Easy to Forget - Engelbert Humperdinck

 

Copyright Photo Elita Supargo :copyright:2007-2013

 

Said to be one of the prettiest villages in Switzerland, Soglio lies in the Italian speaking Bregaglia valley, a few kilometers from Italy, with a backdrop of some of the most rugged mountain ranges in the Alps. Unfortunately the mountains were under clouds after sunset, I don't know why Flickr chose the evening version on top.

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Toggenburg, Switzerland

Leica M-P & Elmarit-M 28mm

 

Please don't use this image on websites, blogs or other media without my written permission.

:copyright: Toni_V. All rights reserved.

 

Wiki means...

Engelberg is a major mountain resort in Central Switzerland. In the Middle Ages, Engelberg was known for the educational quality of its Benedictine monastery, Engelberg Abbey. From the 19th Century onwards Engelberg became internationally known as a mountain resort, but it is today visited as much for skiing as for its Alpine character. With its combination of modern snow and sports facilities and alpine location, Engelberg is popular today for both summer and winter tourism. The nearest large city is Lucerne.

 

The official language of Engelberg is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German (Schwiizerdütsch) dialect.

Sargans, the view from castle.

Just a branch and the river Doubs. Clos du Doubs,Swiss Jura.

~Zurich is not the capital of Switzerland

~Yet Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city

~The Romans gave Zurich its first name

~ In medieval times, women held the most political power in the region

~The City of Zurich is the proud owner of the largest church clock face in Europe

~Zurich has over 1,200 drinking fountains

~Lake Zurich has frozen over twice in recent history

 

Who knew

Near Bergün. Photo: Jasmina Pogačnik.

Seen on a bicycle trip.

 

(46.99917, 07.42700); [270°]

475404 & 475401 head a container train north past Einigen

View from Mt. Pilatus, near Lucerne. In the background some snow-covered peaks of the Central Swiss Alps can be seen.

Many thanks for your visits / comments / faves!

 

465016 crosses the Kanderviaduct at Frutigen with a northbound COOP container train

Canton of Bern - Egg - Snowy landscape

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With the peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau dominating the background 460088 leads IC1078 16:30 Interlaken Ost-Basel past Einigen

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