Tag Archives: Gentian

A Day of Two Halves

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the photographic possibilities of a distant place. This, I think, is particularly true of holidays in the mountains. There are the ever-changing vistas and panoramas encountered when out walking that change as you walk … Continue reading

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Flora and Forest

Day 2 of our holiday in Saas Fee in the Valais Alps area of Switzerland: the next valley immediately East of the Zermatt valley. A ride up to Hannig on the small gondolas and a gentle amble down through the … Continue reading

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A trip to Trift

After yesterday’s climb ‘My Golden Mountain’, the legs felt surprisingly good so I set off to walk 3,250ft up the Trift Gorge. The walk to Trift takes up to two hours, and is steep in places up a narrow gorge … Continue reading

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