Tag Archives: Sunegga

Tunnel Vision

You go to the Alps for a two-week holiday, enjoy the scenery and the wide-open spaces, and come back with grabbed images of something entirely different. That’s how I see the world. My Eye is never closed to an opportunity, … Continue reading

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The Sunegga Funicular Railway

The Swiss have a long and formidable history of tunneling. Two examples: the railway to the Jungfraujoch (opened in 1912) tunnels its way through the North face of the Eiger. The 21-mile Lötschberg Base Tunnel between Bern and Visp (opened … Continue reading

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Three moods in three hours

The title says it all – in the mountains the weather can change quite dramatically, rapidly. It was Day I on the ski slopes here in Zermatt. We arrived after dark on Sat night and when I emerged from under … Continue reading

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