Tag Archives: Swiss Flag

Swiss National Day

Today – 1 August – is Swiss National Day. Everywhere there are flags. The Swiss Flag, the Cantonal Flag (Wallis or Valais) and all the other Cantonal flags. Saas Fee is bathed in the red and white of the Swiss … Continue reading

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Crossing the Boulder Field

The path from the Britannia Hut back to Plattjen above Saas Fee in the Valais Alps is a delightful balcony walk. Narrow in places, it traverses a steep slope, and shortly before it reaches Plattjen the path winds its way … Continue reading

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