Category Archives: Switzerland

The railway line across the Bernina Range of the Swiss Alps is among the world’s great train rides, a singular feat of 20th Century engineering. The route is owned and operated by Rhätische Bahn (Rhaetian Railway) and has been declared a World Heritage Site. The journey begins in Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland, snakes […]

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A Swiss delight. These vignettes were collected during a leisurely stroll through the old quarter of St. Gallen, Switzerland. The overcast morning was ideal, teasing out the rich colours of this exquisite town. All the photos were taken with the EOS 5D Mark III and the 24-105L lens.     Now to the Altstadt.   […]

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Chance encounter. A Goan Hindu from California. A Muslim from Bosnia, reborn as a Hare Krishna. A historic Christian abbey in the beautiful Swiss town of St. Gallen. What are the odds of the three converging? Yajña Krsna Nam Das (that’s his Hare Krishna name) was born as Amir in Bosnia-Herzegovina. I was admiring the […]

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