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Mount Titlis, Swiss – Eurotrip

22 Jun

Titlis Mountain in Engelberg

Mt.Titlis, Engelberg, Switzerland

Awesome and breathtakingly beautiful, Mt. Titlis is a heaven abode earth. Truly mesmerising is its beauty that one marvels at God’s creation and feels bestowed.

Sneak peak at Mt. Titlis

View of Mt. Tilis from Engelberg

View of Mt. Titlis from Engelberg

Sneak peak at Mt. Titlis

Located at 3,238 meters above sea level in the Urner Alps of Switzerland, Mt. Titlis forms borders between the cantons of Obswalden and Berne in Switzerland, overlooking Engelberg. Connected through Rail Europe from Lucerne, Zurich, Basel and Berne, Mt. Titlis can be reached via the famous rotating cable car, Titlis Rotair.

Mt. Titlis Cable Car

Cable cars to Mt. Titlis, Switzerland

Rotating Cable Car Rotair on Mt. Titlis

Titlis Rotair

Cloudy view of the mountain peak

Picture of myself in Titlis Rotair

That's me in the Titlis Rotair

Snowy Glacier and vegetation

Vegetation of the snowy glacier in Summer

Moon Space Station lookalike

Space Station of Moon Lookalike

This particular image above fascinates me as it gives that feel, as if I were on an imaginary planet, maybe the Moon and this was a colony with Space Stations; a truly futuristic feel.

Weather Tower

Communications & Weather Tower atop Mt. Titlis

This so-called Space Station is actually a Communications & Weather tower atop Mt. Titlis which offers a panoramic view of its snowy surroundings. The mountain top offers a stunning view of the glaciers from the “Stotzig Egg – viewpoint”. Not to miss among the various attractions are the Glacier Cave, the photo studio and world’s highest watch showroom at the mountain peak.

Glacier Path

Dressed colourfully atop Mt. Titlis on the Glacier Path

One of the largest ski and snowboard destinations in Switzerland and a place for snow activities such as snow tubing, sledge at Titlis Glacier Park, this place is a summer and winter abode for tourists from worldover. The Titlis IceFlyer Chairlift is one of the major attractions, dropping tourists back and forth to the Titlis Glacier Park.

Iceflyer on Mt. Titlis

Titlis IceFlyer Chairlift

Ice Flyer Chair Lift atop Mt. Titlis

Titlis IceFlyer Chairlift

Glacier Park on Mt. Titlis

Titlis Glacier Park

Snow tubing

Snow tubing at Titlis Glacier Park

After an adventurous snow ride, I headed back to Engelberg to catch my next train to Lucerne. Although, the surprising aspect of this trip was the poster of Shah Rukh Khan (Indian actor) and Kajol (Indian actress) from Dilwale Dulhaniya Lejayenge movie put right at the entrance of Mt. Tiltis and even more amusing was to watch all the Indians posing happily right next to it (P.S. not me).

DDLJ poster of Shahrukh Khan & Kajol

DDLJ poster of Shahrukh Khan & Kajol atop Mt. Titlis

Happy ending!!!

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Morges, Swiss – Eurotrip

22 Apr

Day-time in summers in Europe are pretty long. The sun sets only at around 9pm. This gave me a chance to not only cover Geneva but also Morges on the same day in Swiss. Lucky for me, Morges was having its ‘Tulip Festival’. Beauty beyond words, I will be not be writing much in this blog. I shall let the photographs speak for themselves.

Geneva – Eurotrip

18 Apr

Heaven, Switzerland

I went to Switzerland for the second time during my Eurotrip. Although, exactly a year back, when I visited Swiss for the first time, it was like being in heaven. The summer of 2010 was the most blissful and relaxing period of my life.

My first solo trip to Switzerland and my first pit stop being – Geneva. I tried covering Geneva in a day, but couldn’t visit the Red Cross and the UN Palace of Nations. Yet, my camera caught the beautiful blooming moments of Geneva Spring.

Jet d'Eau, Geneva, Switzerland

Brunswick Monument near Hotel Le Richemond, Geneva, Switzerland

Jardin Anglais facing Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Fountain at Jardin Anglais, Geneva, Switzerland

Jardin Anglais, Geneva, Switzerland

Flower Clock, Jardin Anglais, Geneva, Switzerland

Place de la Madeleine, Geneva, Switzerland

Merry-go-round, Place de la Madeleine, Geneva, Switzerland

This 15th century church, Place de la Madeleine, restored in the 17th century, is a beautiful landmark in Geneva’s Old Town with wodden horses, merry-go-round and flee shops selling antique jewellery.

Old Town, Geneva, Switzerland

Colourful blossoms, Old Town, Geneva, Switzerland

Cathedral St. Pierre, Geneva, Switzerland

The Cathedral St. Pierre offers a panoramic view of the city and the overlooking Lake Geneva. Its beautiful interiors, stained glass windows, elegantly carved architecture  and neo-classic façade makes it a popular tourist attraction.

Interiors, Cathedral St. Pierre, Geneva, Switzerland

Grand Theatre de Geneve at Place de Neuve, Switzerland

Promenade des Bastions, Geneva, Switzerland

Giant Chess Boards, Promenade des Bastions, Geneva, Switzerland

Reformation Monument, Promenade des Bastions, Geneva

Blossoms, Promenade des Bastions, Geneva

Promenade des Bastions, Geneva, Switzerland

Eurotrip Diaries

25 Jan

I have been waiting for ages… as to how to put it together… My EUROTRIP!!! And yes, its finally here….

London – Lille – Brussels – Delft – Rotterdam – Amsterdam – Berlin – Basel – Zurich – Paris – Lille – London

My Eurotrip Diaries.. cultural experiences.. food… art.. music… and personally how it has influenced me!! Short stories from Eurotrip experiences.. Coming Soon…………

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