Tag: Switzerland

Montreux to Bellagio – Switzerland Itinerary

Montreux to Bellagio – Switzerland Itinerary

| August 20, 2011

Our amazing Switzerland visit ended in Bellagio, Italy Ok, ok, I know Bellagio is not in Switzerland! When it came to planning our Switzerland visit, I did not want to take any chances on weather. So, I diligently checked Switzerland’s weather statistics to make sure we were visiting the Alps at the best possible time […]

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Murren to Montreux – Switzerland Itinerary

Murren to Montreux – Switzerland Itinerary

| August 14, 2011

After having a fabulous time in Murren and the Lauterbrunnen Valley, we headed to Montreux on Lake Geneva. Montreux lies on the north east shore of Lake Geneva – a gorgeous location with it’s sparkling alpine lake and breathtaking views. We stayed in a funky hotel called the Tralala in the old town, which is […]

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Bern to Murren – Switzerland Itinerary

Bern to Murren – Switzerland Itinerary

| July 17, 2011

Making our way to Murren After seeing the sights in Bern, we hopped on a series of trains to Murren to begin our tour of the beautiful Lauterbrunnen Valley. Please do not miss this area if you go to Switzerland. The scenery can’t be beat and there is plenty to do to keep you busy […]

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Train to Bern – Switzerland Itinerary

Train to Bern – Switzerland Itinerary

| July 10, 2011

Touchdown in Zurich: Train to Bern After landing at the Geneva Airport at around 8:00am, we immediately caught a train to Bern by train to rest from the long flight. The train to Bern from the Airport is an easy one hour and twenty minutes. To board the train, we went to the ticket office […]

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Switzerland Itinerary – Part 1 – Getting Ready

Switzerland Itinerary – Part 1 – Getting Ready

| July 4, 2011

I would like this blog to be a source of inspiration for you and place you can come to get the most out of life. Trust me, I don’t have all the answers but I have had experiences that have enriched my life and I am happy to share some of the wisdom I have […]

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Ballenberg Museum: Swiss Chalet

Ballenberg Museum: Swiss Chalet

| March 20, 2011

As the wind swept the clouds across the sky, the fleeting sunlight illuminated the landscape for a brief but glorious moment. I don’t always know what attracts me to a scene, I just feel it. This photo was one of those occasions when I looked up and and clicked the shutter without thinking. The drama […]

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Travel Photo: Swiss Barn on the Blumental Trail

Travel Photo: Swiss Barn on the Blumental Trail

| February 27, 2011

The day we arrived in Murren, Switzerland, the weather was a little unsettled. Clouds were making their way over the Alps causing unpredictable bursts of rain. Without a care, we grabbed our umbrellas, donned our rain-ready windbreakers, and headed out for a hike on the Blumental Trail. Blumental means flower. How could we resist? After […]

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Lauterbrunnen Valley – Exposure Blending to Capture the Scene

Lauterbrunnen Valley – Exposure Blending to Capture the Scene

| February 10, 2011

Exposure Blending the Lauterbrunnen Valley There is a bit of a trick to pulling an image like this off. The wide dynamic range of this scene from the brightly lit clouds to the shadows in the trees are beyond even my $4,000 camera’s capabilities. What to do? Since I did not have any graduated neutral […]

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Travel Photo: Bern Row Houses

Travel Photo: Bern Row Houses

| February 8, 2011

I have wanted to share this picture for a while and finally got around to finishing it up for presentation. In the old town of Bern, Switzerland, there is a beautiful winding street that leads down to the river. As we walked down the street, these charming row houses greeted us, drenched in late afternoon […]

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Rainy Day Swiss Chalet

Rainy Day Swiss Chalet

| December 7, 2010

I am just kicking back tonight having some fun going through my Switzerland pictures from last August. Taking up photography has been a true blessing for me. I love the memories that my photographs rekindle of my travels with Donna. It was raining the day we decided to visit the Ballenberg Museum near Brienz. At […]

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