happiness

  The song perfectly describes how I feel when looking at this photo… take the time and listen to it, you won’t regret it. (you can actually click on the image below to see it in full size because this one doesn’t do it justice)    

i know a place where no cars go

  Going up to the Aiguille du Midi is truly a remarkable experience! Seen from down below in the valley, the 3,842m peak (which literally translates to “Needle of the South”) is a sight to behold 🙂     Below you will find the individual photos as well because they are worth seeing, This one …

like ants

  Don’t you just love it when our self-imagined delusions of grandeur are dwarfed by the sheer size of nature around us… from high enough, we are not unlike ants on this Earth (we’re not even talking about the cosmic scale here, best described by Carl Sagan in this video). The following is just a …

lac blanc

  I just love the four layers of this shot 🙂 The bluish-green/turquoise color of Lac Blanc (named after the infamous peak, naturally) is some sight early in the morning… it just beckons you to dive in after walking for a few hours up to it. The spectacular reflections of the opposing 3,500+ meter peaks …

the mighty alps

I can’t think of a better word to describe the Alps than “mighty”.. it was an incredible two-week trip that took us around Switzerland, Italy and France, from neat little towns huddled at the foot of the mountain to snow-capped peaks way over 4,000m and anything in between. One thing is certain – it is …