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Calm turquoise water, silver sand, a few rocks. Where in the world is this? Answer: 7,000ft up in the Swiss Alps at the southern end of the Saas Valley. This is the Mattmark Reservoir. The colour of the water reminds … Continue reading

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Swiss Choices

The choice today was: To hear the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra (who are here for a series of concerts) rehearse Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 3 in Saas Fee Church for tonight’s concert (which we will miss because we will be … Continue reading

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