The Mountains are Calling: Hiking in Switzerland

Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.

David McCullough Jr
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The view from the hike.
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The morning view from our chalet nestled in the Swiss mountains.

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A quintessentially Swiss scene.

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The mountain that we climbed on the first day.
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A village fête with plenty of pétanque.
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Polaroids of Bex, a tiny village in Switzerland hidden in the Alps.
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The suspension bridge over Glacier 3000 in Les Diablerets.

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Mountains like teeth in a sugary gum.

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Sunset over Dents du Midi, a Swiss mountain range reminiscent of a set of jagged denticles.
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As we were catching a flight in Geneva, we had enough time to view the United Nations headquarters.
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Geneva’s Lac Léman.
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A bird’s eye view over Geneva, with Mont Blanc rising in the distance.

 

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