Switzerland Valais Derborence

Switzerland Valais Derborence
Derborence, its cirque and its lake, are located near the town of Sion in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. The history of the site of Derborence, dates back to 1714. Terrible landslides are caused by the detachment of large rock masses that have detached from the mountain range, formerly named Scex de Champ. Causing the death of 15 people and hundreds of animals (wild and livestock) the disaster was considered as the devil’s work. The mountain range was renamed Les …

Aletsch Glacier, Fiescher Glacier, Switzerland

Aletsch Glacier, Fiescher Glacier, Switzerland
The Aletsch Glacier and Fiescher Glacier in Switzerland, are two impressive glaciers in the eastern Bernese Alps in the Swiss canton of Valais. The Aletsch Glacier (in German: Aletschgletscher) or Great Aletsch Glacier (in German: Grosser Aletschgletscher) is the largest glacier in the Alps (about 23 km (14 mi) long, covering more than 120 square kilometres (46 sq mi)). The Fiescher Glacier (in German: Fieschergletscher) is located just beside the Aletsch Glacier. The starting point of the Fiescher Glacier is …

Payerne Air14 – Switzerland Air Show

Payerne Air14 – Switzerland Air Show
The Air14 Payerne Air Show, Switzerland, is the largest air show in the history of the country. This is the second part of my photos at Payerne Air Show, from Wednesday 3rd, afternoon. 2014 will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force, the 50 years of the Patrouille Suisse, and the 25 years of the PC-7 TEAM. There was less people than the previous Saturday (90 000 people), but still many airplane and helicopter fans who came to …

Payerne Air Show Air14 – Switzerland

Payerne Air Show Air14 – Switzerland
The Air14 Payerne Air Show, Switzerland, is the largest air show in the history of the country. 2014 will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force, the 50 years of the Patrouille Suisse, and the 25 years of the PC-7 TEAM. The Super Puma Display Team is also present at the AIR14. Flocking from all directions to Payerne airfield, thousands of spectators and fans of airplanes, helicopters and military vehicles parked on the ground, are coming to enjoy …

Urbex Switzerland – Rurex Abandoned Farm

Urbex Switzerland – Rurex Abandoned Farm
Hi urban explorers and rurex fans, As I’m looking for doing some urbex in Switzerland, but it looks difficult to find abandoned places here, I thought about posting this winter rurex exploration of an abandoned farm. So if you are an urbexer in Switzerland and want to plan some explorations, do not hesitate to contact me. I think there is some abandoned factories around Bern, Basel, Zurich or Winthertur, so I will check for clues. Rurex is fine too! The …