Morning hike down the Furka

It’s July 5, 2016. I’m waking up slowly on the Furka Pass. It’s 5:30 a. m. and the day’s starting to come. After a short night with a glorious starry sky, I watch the sunrise and head down into the valley to Andermatt.

Policemen, marmots and the Milky Way

It’s Monday, July 4th, 2016 and the calendar shows a new moon – an ideal day to climb the Furka Pass and sleep there. After the alarm clock rang me out of bed at 4:25 a. m., I grabbed my last things and had breakfast, I set off for the train station. 5:37 the suburban train leaves, at 9:25 am I reach Münster. The adventure can begin.

Heat in the Goms

We write the 22nd of June 2016 and I get up early in the morning, pack my last things and set off for Rümlang station. A few hours later, at 9:20 am I reach Niederwalden in Goms. (more…)