Bekkeratis's PhotoBlog

On my third day in Switzerland, I walked into the shopping mall in Vevey, with no intention to buy anything whatsoever, and went home with a brand new skiing…

I have got an excellent tip about a shop [amstein.ch] in the Vevey industrial area, selling beer from all around the world. I went to check it out, they have a…

The traditional Christmas Market [swiss-riviera.com] just opened in Montreux, more than a hundred small wooden houses have been set up overnight, selling all…

Weather was quite gloomy today, but I went skiing anyway. It was a good call, apparently at 2500 meters you can see the clouds from above, and enjoy the sun.…

There are some 960 steps down to the train station, but the real challenge is climb those stairs on the way back home. It is a very good exercise, and the whole…

The weather was beautiful today, so I had a walk to the neighboring town called La Tour De Peilz. I found a small castle there, with the Swiss Game Museum, one…

I did some Christmas shopping today in Vevey, got a present for my daughter which pretty much fills my suitcase, I am sure she will like it a lot, the others…

I tried the other path to Montreux, it is longer, less steep, and leads through a beautiful part of the old town. The Christmas market was full on, thousands of…

Last day before leaving town, finally I had a taste of the real Swiss fondue, along with some expert instructions about how to consume it. Without going too…

Javapolis has finally started, nerdfest in Antwerp I have been waiting for so long, especially after missing it last year due to family reasons. Antwerp has…

I had a few hours to kill when the conference was finished, found some diamonds for Judit, some present for Eniko, it was time to check out the aquarium of…

Hard to believe, but it seems that I finally got an apartment in Switzerland. It is in Vevey, close to the center. Sure, it is not particularly difficult to be…

Christmas at last. Happyness, joy, presents to be wrapped, presents to be opened, food to be eaten. And a lot of boxes in my in-laws' garage to be prepared for…

We went to see the new year's eve fireworks last night, standing 15 meters from the rocket pipes at the lake, the whole thing was exploding right above our head…

We took a cog wheel train to the mountain above Vevey, it turned out to be a ski place, perfect for kids to learn the basics. There are also plenty of…

After purchasing ski equipment for the whole family, we returned to the hill which seemed perfect for my little girl to ski for the first time. We were too late…

Finally, the truck with our belongings has arrived. In Vevey parking is next to impossible, I had to go to the local police to arrange that the truck can park…

Another sunny weekend. Weather is truly exceptional here, especially compared to Finland. And if we wanted snow, it would be a matter of a few minutes to drive…

I played ski instructor today, teaching Hector, one of my Mexican colleagues. They taught me how to drink tequila, I owed him. We went to Champéry [champery.ch]…
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