• Trips in Switzerland

    SCHWARZSEE by Zermatt, Switzerland

    On our trip from Zermatt to Klein Matterhorn, and the Glacier Paradise, we took advantage of the option to stop at Schwarzsee (Black Lake) to make the short hike around the lake and see the beautiful little chapel of Maria zum Schnee. This stop is also the closest you get to Matterhorn (unless you are a real mountain climber), wow it looks a lot bigger…

  • Trips in Switzerland

    Loo with a view

    PROBABLY one of the most beautiful locations for a loo!!? After the thrilling experience at the Cliff Walk by Tissot (see the previous post) we went for a hike from Schreckfeld to the restaurant at Grosse Scheidegg and back. The hike is just under 9,5 km in total, following a wide road in very good, mostly paved, condition with little elevation. Lots of ice cold…

  • Trips in Switzerland


    The Furka Pass road is where part of the 007 movie Goldfinger was shot, with Sean Connery squeezing his Aston Martin in the many hairpin curves. One of our sightseeing stops were by the Rhône Glacier. This is probably the easiest way to get close to a glacier – and not only close, very close, in fact directly INTO the glacier!!! Every year, since 1870,…