Tag: spring

  • Day Thirty-One of ORCA in Switzerland — Plenty of Dust

    Day Thirty-One of ORCA in Switzerland — Plenty of Dust

    You build up plenty of dust as you plow the fields at the moment. The drought continues, as does the desire for this pandemic to be over. For now, the downward trend continues so we could feel optimistic. I’m still optimistic than in two or three weeks recycling centres will go back to normal. At […]

  • Day Sixteen of ORCA in Switzerland – Pandemic Solitude

    Day Sixteen of ORCA in Switzerland – Pandemic Solitude

    I was writing a Facebook post when I thought of the term Pandemic Solitude and I love it so much that I wanted to use it as a title for today’s blog post. For most people during the pandemic the order is, stay with the people you live with but avoid being close to others. […]

  • An 80km bike ride to Echandens and back

    An 80km bike ride to Echandens and back

    During a recent walk I noticed that I could hear birds chirping, that the sun was shining and that spring seemed to be booting up. The weather held until Saturday so the conditions were ideal for a nice bike ride. The ride started at around 0840, with frost on the ground and an Outdoor Air […]

  • Images from the Via Ferrata de Lavanchy

    Despite the warning that rain would fall after 1700 today we went up to explore the Via Ferrata De Lavanchy. it is a via ferrata that requires a 45 minute walk up hill. You walk up towards a cirque and then turn left and continue upwards through some trees. When you get close to the […]

  • The Via Ferrata season is back, time to enjoy those mountain landscapes again.

    Finally winter is over, the snow is melting away, flowers are coming up and the via ferrata season is starting once again. I will be in the mountains every second weekend from now on to explore via ferratas and hike. The next via ferrata I will explore is the Via Ferrata Lavanchy. From what I […]