Gornergrat

Gornergrat, Switzerland is a popular place to get views of the Matterhorn and some of the other surrounding mountains. It’s a mountain ridge that is located at above 3,000 metres height and has an observation platform for tourists. Gornergrat is reachable by a rail line from Zermatt. The train journey is truly a marvel as…

Some thoughts on reading

So I have a confession to make. My reading has slowed down drastically. After scorching up 50 books in the first six months of the year, I have only added a grand total of four more books to that number in the last two months. There’s been a number of reasons for this. First, I…

Be your own illuminary!

The title is inspired by a line from the song “Trip a little light fantastic” from Mary Poppins Returns. “So when life is getting scary, be your own illuminary Who can shine the light for all the world to see As you trip a little light fantastic with me” Keep shining folks!

Matterhorn Zermatt Nightscapes

I spent a grand total of 3 days and 2 nights at Zermatt, Switzerland last week. Unfortunately the weather during this time was mostly overcast and rainy. So I didn’t get to do all the beautiful nightscape photography I had imagined. I however, had a brief window of about 45 minutes on  the night of…