Lightning strikes over Zurich, early Wednesday, July 8th 2015. Rain brings some relief after a very hot week with temperatures around 35°C.
The journey gets off to a leisurely start in Chur. But the sedate trundle through the town is soon over as the red train suddenly begins to climb up into the mountains, where Arosa awaits with fresh mountain air. The Arosa Line climbs 1,000 meters in just 26 kilometers. Read more
Ticino is the Italian flair of Switzerland, its sun-trap, a region also known for thunderstorms. The lovely landscape transforms into a mystical scenery and the city of Lugano suddenly looks like Rio de Janeiro. Read more
Switzerland by night – strange and yet familiar, exciting and always new. Shooting stars, Milky Way, lightning, seas of fog or shining cities – the space around us is a shimmering wonderland that fascinates. The book contains 100 photographs. With an essay by Guido Magnaguagno. Alessandro Della Bella gives an insight into the world of photography and his work.
‘Helvetia’s Dream’ takes you on a nighttime journey to some of the most beautiful spots in the Swiss Alps – from Arosa to Zermatt, including the world famous mountains Matterhorn and Eiger.
Zurich is Switzerland’s biggest city and worldwide known for its high quality of living (and just happens to be one of the most expensive cities worldwide too!). A picturesque old town, great shopping facilities, a large variety of cultural attractions, a beautiful lakeside and lots of green areas make a visit to Zurich a multifaceted experience. With its international airport the city is a good base to start discovering the country.
This short film is not a political statement, although the international debate about nuclear energy after Fukushima inspired the making of it.
This short “making of Helvetia by Night” video shows you why it is not a good idea to leave expensive equipment unattended anytime.
Taking part in “One Day on Earth” on 12.12.12, this footage is quickly put together to give an overview. During two quite cold nights on Piz Corvatsch (-25°C) and Piz Nair (-15°C) in the Engadin valley in eastern Switzerland near St. Moritz I shot more than 10K photos showing the night sky, stars, milky way and valley.
The 2012 DA14 near earth asteroid rises above Piz de Cressim mountain in southern Switzerland near Bellinzona. It appeared at 8.50pm local time. The object is really small, so make sure to watch in full screen HD. This has been a very tricky shot, since the asteroid was not visible by the naked eye.
Music: iLife: Space Log