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ex-astronomer, skier, climber, mountain biker, photographer  living in Zürich, Switzerland. Check out http://www.rokroskarphoto.com for visual goodness from the Alps!
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Zürich, Switzerland - Seattle, USA - Domžale, Slovenia - Cairo, Egypt - St. Louis, MO
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Abundant snow fall at low altitudes meant that some "special" tours were doable -- including Stöcklichrüz, which is a hill above the town of Lachen on the southern end of the Zürisee. What this tou...
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Another part in the on-going Beijing series: Forbidden City

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#china   #beijing   #photography   #travelphotography   #forbiddencity  
During my stay in Beijing, I of course had to also visit the Forbidden City, a remarkable place and the center of power in China for several hundred years. I thought I already knew it, having watch...
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Autumn, more than any other time of year, shows us the precarious balance of nature. The fine lines between eerie fog and glorious sunshine, vivid colors and decaying darkness, old making way for t...
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Furggeltihorn (3043m) - Läntahütte - Furggelti
Tobias and I chased the weather window for a two-day trip all the way to the border between Graubünden and Ticino, to the picturesque Läntatal. The end of the valley is marked by the tallest peak of Ticino, Rheinwaldhorn. The rolling Läntagletscher provides...
Tobias and I chased the weather window for a two-day trip all the way to the border between Graubünden and Ticino, to the picturesque Läntatal. The end of the valley is marked by the tallest peak of Ticino, Rheinwaldhorn. The...
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On-location with Filme von Draussen
Tom (of Filme von Draussen ) somehow convinced Andreas and I to get up at 2am and go on a sunrise ski tour... two of them actually. In retrospect, getting up at 2am was worth the glorious sunrise views we got each time and after coming back into the city in...
Tom (of Filme von Draussen) somehow convinced Andreas and I to get up at 2am and go on a sunrise ski tour... two of them actually. In retrospect, getting up at 2am was worth the glorious sunrise views we got each time and aft...
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Annibirthday 2014
Much like we do every year, we celebrated annibirthdays (anniversary + birthdays) with good food some traveling and friends. Also this year, babies in bellies. You've been warned. On my birthday we bbqed a bit until it got too cold... mmm delicious lamb keb...
Much like we do every year, we celebrated annibirthdays (anniversary + birthdays) with good food some traveling and friends. Also this year, babies in bellies. You've been warned. On my birthday we bbqed a bit until it got to...
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... this actually happened two weeks ago, but somehow I haven't found the five minutes I need to post the pictures. We went to the closest awesome place, Wägital with its always-tracked-to-hell Red...
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Sometimes I get lucky and happen to be home during the first big snowfall of the year. Ljubljana is always charming during holiday season (even in the sunshine), but it's really special with a coat...
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blog is moving to bigger and better things...
I've decided to experiment with another blogging platform.... so from now on the posts can be found on http://rrrrrok.wordpress.com enjoy!
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Böshorn (3269m) - Fletschhornhütte - Sengchuppa (3607m)
I met Yves two years ago during the Davos conference, where we did a couple of tours together . Over the past two seasons, we've been trying to come up with a weekend when we were both free for a tour somewhere in Wallis since Yves is from those parts. Last...
I met Yves two years ago during the Davos conference, where we did a couple of tours together. Over the past two seasons, we've been trying to come up with a weekend when we were both free for a tour somewhere in Wallis since...
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Tourists in Grindelwald
I got to experience what the future holds: taking lifts to playgrounds, drinking beer in the sun, staring longingly at big walls and big glaciers. Pretty fun actually. pretty good place for a beer I'd say Rivella vs. gnarliness I heard "Eiger" means "mounta...
I got to experience what the future holds: taking lifts to playgrounds, drinking beer in the sun, staring longingly at big walls and big glaciers. Pretty fun actually. pretty good place for a beer I'd say Rivella vs. gnarline...
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Bannalp spring touring
Keith and Meggie were in town and dragged their (borrowed) splitboards all the way from Jackson, WY to do some epic tours in the Swiss Alps. Of course, the two weeks they were here there was no snow to speak of and the t-shirt weather melted (and hardened) ...
Keith and Meggie were in town and dragged their (borrowed) splitboards all the way from Jackson, WY to do some epic tours in the Swiss Alps. Of course, the two weeks they were here there was no snow to speak of and the t-shir...
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