Tag Archives: Saas Fee

Goat Skin Throws

Our first morning on holiday in Saas Fee in the Swiss Alps started off with this image; shot on the terrace of our hotel immediately after breakfast. One of three seats cushioned by goat skin throws. Saas Fee is a … Continue reading

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The Great Reveal

Back from two weeks in the Swiss Alps and it’s time to start working  my way through over 1,300 new image files, plus iPhone images. That’s going to take some time! We were blessed with thirteen days of dry weather … Continue reading

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A Place to Pause

Mountain walking is not always about the objective; there are days when one just wants to walk and soak up the landscape, listen to the quietness, and be at peace. Takehide Kazami – Japanese author, climber, and photographer wrote way … Continue reading

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Roots

It rained overnight and so we didn’t hold out high hopes for today. We’ve stayed low: a bit of walking, exploring the back streets of Zermatt, and stopping to listen to music in the church square – part of a … Continue reading

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The Way Up and Down

Throwing caution to the wind we went as high as possible today (to Mittel Allalin) on the one and only fully dry day so far. Clouds still obscured some of the many summits but it was worth the trip and … Continue reading

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A Change for the Better

I had no aspirations or plans for today. So I was rather discombobulated to look out of the window at 7.30am and see blue sky. A mild sense of panic set in. I had to do something – there were … Continue reading

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Stuck up a Mountain

The promise was for better weather today. It never happened. Instead we found ourselves, for nearly two hours, effectively marooned by a lift failure. There was blue sky, in patches, mid-morning. So we got organized, got out the door, and … Continue reading

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