The Walser and the Calfeisen Valley

St. Martin, Kanton St. Gallen. Foto/Photo: Postauto.ch.

More than 700 years ago, the Walser from Upper Valais migrated from Goms to the Calfeisental. The origin of the Walser and the reasons for their emigration are still unclear, perhaps overpopulation. In any case, the architecture and culture still bear witness to this heritage. The Calfeisental is also called the least-known valley of Switzerland. If … Read more » “The Walser and the Calfeisen Valley”

The Alabama, Putin, Biden and Geneva

Geneva, Genf, Genève. Photo/Foto: TES.

Joe Biden (1942), President of the United States, and Vladimir Putin (1952), President of Russia, will meet in Geneva on 16 June 2021. The venue for the meeting is La Grange Park. The city has a long reputation for dispute resolution and meetings between leaders of the great powers. One of the first cases was between … Read more » “The Alabama, Putin, Biden and Geneva”

360° panorama of Swiss Castles

Schloss Spiez. Foto/Photo: TES.

Burgdorf, Hallwyl, Wildegg, Romont, Spiez, Zug, Waldegg, Werdenbergand the Stockalper castle in Brig can be visited virtually and explored inside and out. The individual visit to the magnificent 360° panorama offers the viewer a unique experience completely new in the world of cultural heritage. The GSK (Gesellschaft Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte (www.gsk.ch) developed an app called 360° … Read more » “360° panorama of Swiss Castles”