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My painting in lockdown

During lockdown I just took out the paint & brushes to brush up my old hobby. using mixed media just painted a landscape portraying Switzerland’s star village “Gstaad” which is famous for winter sports and celebrities vacation homes. This village has got various types of accommodations including a 5 star hotel.

One of the snow capped peak of the Glacier 3000 is seen at far. This is the one of the tourist destinations of switzerland. There is a ropeway service from ground level to the peak.

This is Gstaad a star village of Switzerland showing Glacier 3000 at far end. i visited this place in the year 2011.

Posted by on 20/04/2020 in lockdown


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Photo Challenge : Serene

DSC04986AThis week’s Photo Challenge theme : Serene A photograph of Lake Geneva at Vevey, Swizerland is shared.


Posted by on 05/12/2017 in Nature, Photography


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Old city of Bern, Switzerland.


The Old City is the medieval city center of Bern, SwitzerlandIts. Its compact layout has remained essentially unchanged since its construction during the 12th to the 15th. century. Despite a major fire in 1405, after which much of the city was rebuilt in Sandstone ,  and substantial construction efforts in the 18th. century, Bern’s old city has retained its medieval character. Old City of Bern, Switzerland is a UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site since 1983 due to the compact and generally intact medieval core and is an excellent example of incorporating the modern world into a medieval city. Numerous buildings in the Old City have been designated as Swiss Cultural Properties of National Significance, as well as the entire Old City. 1-DSC041031-DSC041091-DSC04111


Posted by on 09/06/2017 in Travel, Uncategorized


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Heritage : Old city of Bern & its Zytglogge

1-DSC04107_1Heritage  BERN’s ZYTGLOGGE : Despit many renovations it has undergone in its 800 years of existence, the Zytglogge is one of Bern’s most recognizable symbols and, with its 15th-century astronomical clock, a major tourist attraction. It itself is heritage site of national significance and part of the Old City of Bern, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage  site.


Tour of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site – The Old city of BERN, Switzerland.


Posted by on 21/05/2017 in Photography, Uncategorized


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Atop Jungfrau


This week’s Photo Challenge Atop. In response of the same, a photograph  atop  Jungfrau Glacier of Switzerland is shared.

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Posted by on 22/03/2017 in Europe, Switzerland, Uncategorized


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WPC : Wall



Posted by on 17/03/2015 in Travel


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From my Europe diary

Let me post some of the beautiful pictures captured during my Europe tour. It is difficult to select pictures out of thousands. In my opinion, whole Europe is beautiful, well maintained and people are disciplined rule abiding and tourist friendly.  This is concluded as a result of my observations during my stay at Switzerland over a month. Some of the beautiful pictures of those beautiful countries are placed here so that you can see how beautiful they are.

This is the standard roads (Highways) of Europe and it is noticed that there is no road is crossing the highway. All crossings are avoided by overbridges so there is  no interuption of traffic on the Highway. We travelled smoothly 600 to 800 Kms per day but never felt tireness because of the smooth highways and also may be the climatic conditions.

Copyright Anilm 2011.  Photographed by Anilm at Casino Garden, Interlaken West, Switzerland on 11 Jul 2011. Interlaken is the place which connects Jungfraujoch (top of Europe) and many other tourist spots and also Golden Pass Express can be availed from that place (Interlaken West or Interlaken OST (East)).Interlaken itself is a beautiful tourist place where lot many Hotels, Indian Restaurants are available.

Copyright Anilm 2011. Photographed by anilm at Thun Lake on 02 Jul 2011.

Famous International village of Switzerland – Gstaad where Film like DDLJ and Bengali Film Paglu were shot. The village was visited on 03 Jul 2011. To know more about this star village, read my post ‘Gstaad – Switzerland’s most famous village’  At background Glacier 3000 is seen.

Copyright Anilm.  Photographed by Anil m at Swarovski, Austria during my Europe tour in Jun 2011. Swarovski Crystals are world famous. This beautiful fountain is created and maintained by Swarovski in their campus where a beautiful Crystal Museum “World of Swarovski Crystals” is available to be explored by the tourists.

The great big Fork of Vevey, Switzerland. Photographed by Anil m at Vevey on 03 Jul 2011. Vevey is the town on the bank of Lake Geneva, Switzerland, where the world HQ of Nestle is situated and the Fork has been installed by Nestle and it has become the symbol of the town Vevey.

No, it is not a manipulated picture. Its a true picture taken on 3 Jul 2011 by me at Vevey town of Switzerland. Chairs are permanently fixed on the rocks of the Lake shore which can be used by anyone. See carefully, at your left, some more chirs are occupied by some beautiful ladies, It their way of life. The lady is reading a book on the lake side and other ladies seems to be interested in chit chatting to pass their time at this beautiful atmoshphere.


Posted by on 24/06/2011 in Europe, Switzerland, Uncategorized


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