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Photos of Snow and Ice in Zurich (Part 1)

Filed in Outside Zurich, Photography, Snow, Switzerland by on February 27, 2013 1 Comment
Photos of Snow and Ice in Zurich (Part 1)

We’ve been experiencing a prolonged cold and snowy snap in Zurich and if you’ve been outside in the elements we hope you’ve managed to wrap up well and keep warm. It’s been freezing (and well below!) for a long time now and there has been a huge amount of snow – but you can’t deny […]

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Snow and Sunsets in and Around Zurich

Snow and Sunsets in and Around Zurich

Well we’ve had lots of snow in and around Zurich this past couple of weeks but right now it’s starting to disappear and the forecast for the coming week is a mixture of cloud, rain, sunshine and snow showers – but who knows! The city looked pretty last week covered in a white blanket – […]

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Atzmännig – Bijou Ski Resort just outside Zurich

Atzmännig – Bijou Ski Resort just outside Zurich

This weekend we visited Atzmännig ski resort for the first time. Having lived in Zurich some time now, and skied widely across the Graubunden resorts, as well as in Hoch Ybrig, Flumserberg and in the French part of Switzerland, I can’t believe it’s taken so long to discover this bijou little resort right on our doorstep! And what […]

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Skiing in Flumserberg

Skiing in Flumserberg

  Photo courtesy of Flumserberg.ch Skiing in Flumserberg   From November to March it’s often quite misty and foggy in Zurich, but up above the clouds in the mountains it’s often lovely and sunny. There is even a phrase “unten grau, oben blau” which roughly translates as “grey down below and blue on top” and […]

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12 12 12

Filed in Snow, Zurich in Photos by on December 11, 2012 0 Comments
12 12 12

      Photo: © Simion7d Today is the the 12th day of the 12th month of two thousand and twelve! There are lots of superstitions associated with the occurrence of this “perfect number” in triplicate. Apparently the date represents a “window of possibility for an evolutionary leap”. So today is a great day to […]

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Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?

Filed in Skiing, Snow, Swiss Mountains, Switzerland, Travel by on December 8, 2012 0 Comments
Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?

Updated for 2019 Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?   Ever thought of staying somewhere in the mountains but just a little different? How about staying in an Igloo?  Believe it or not Switzerland has a number of  “igloo villages” dotted all over the country in various ski resorts. Not only is it a […]

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