A Town That Never Was

Michael Paul Smith is a photographer. Nothing surprising there. But he takes photos with a twist. To the unassuming eye, these are all vintage photos of an era gone by. But to him and to you (since I’m telling you this), you should know better. He models and take photos of them.

Photographing A Town That Never Was

Vintage Photo

Vintage Photo

Tadaa! The Catch

Tadaa! The Catch

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Swiss Bliss Day 6 (Part 3)

The small hamlet — Kleine Scheidegg, is actually a last stop before the ascent into the Jungfrau mountains. You get your tour groups milling around waiting for the next train, and some who have already seen the Jungfrau, on their way down. The weather is cold up here and everyone was in their jackets and layers of warm clothing for those doing the Jungfrau.

“Why aren’t we going up?” asked QS.

“Haven’t you seen the amount of fog surrounding the mountains?” I replied.

“It’s a pity.”

“Sure is.”

Weather will play a major role when you’re in the Bernese Oberland. Because most of the activities here involves the outdoors and not a lot of alternatives for indoors.

If you’re planning on visiting the Jungfrau, if the ticket price doesn’t put you off, I would recommend that you at least give yourself three days here. They must be really flexible days because if the weather is good, you can head off to see the mountains. We were on a tight schedule so that means we would have to give that a skip.

“Where are we going next?” asked Dad.

“Grindelwald.”

 

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World Cup Flat Design

Everyone is harping about flat design nowadays, and it didn’t take long for someone to be inspired enough to do something about it. To do something about the FIFA World Cup 2014 finalists in flat design form.

Visit Leandro Urban on Behance.net.

Who’s going to win this time around?

2010 World Cup Winners - Spain?

2010 World Cup Winners – Spain?

The hosts - Brazil?

The hosts – Brazil?

Surprise package - Germany?

Surprise package – Germany?

Messi inspired - Argentina?

Messi inspired – Argentina?

 

 

 

Swiss Bliss Day 6 (Part 2)

If you want to know how healthy you are, just take a look around you when you go around the hikes in Switzerland. Most of the people you will meet are around the late 40s to the early 60s. Not to mention a few other older age groups.

“That’s how healthy the Swiss are,” I said.

“Something to aspire to when we get back home,” said Dad.

I chose this particular hike because of its relative ease, all downhill and also for the view. Although we would find out more about the latter as we go along.

This is a reminder how high we are. (click to enlarge)

This is a reminder how high we are. (click to enlarge)

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