Mythen are a distinct mountain range in central Switzerland. It consists of the large Mythen (1898 M.) and small Mythen (1811) and it is a popular destination for hikers and adventure seekers in the country. The views from the top are amazing and on clear days you can see all of Vierwaldstätter lake and the Swiss alps in full glory. The climb requires some stamina, but is doable. On the top there is a small cafe and a cross, at it is tradition in the Alpine countries. But it is not all about the goal of reaching the top, on the way you will have some amazing views and worthwhile experiences with nature. Never forget though to greet other wanderers with a wholehearted “Grüetzi miteinand!”
Shot during quiet days in Summer 2021 around Zurich Lake in Switzerland.
Zurich lake is situated in central Switzerland, close to the city of Zurich. It has a length of 40 km and a width of approximately 3 km. Although being situated in an area which is densely populated it is known to be very clean and inhabitants like to use if for a swim or for fishing. It is an important natural habitat and the blue lung of the region Zurich.
The city of Zürich is often called lovingly “Züri” by the local residents. In the region of Zürich there are almost 1,3 Million inhabitants, making it the largest agglomeration in Switzerland. A city with a long history, it was founded by the Romans as military outpost called Turicum.
Zürich is a clean city which seems to be pretty structured at first sight. On further inspection, it becomes obvious that the town is historically grown and consists of layers from many centuries. There are gothic churches, as well as neo-classicist palais and medieval monuments.
Zürich is a modern town with a historic heart in the centre. The city is a perfect blend of contemporary office buildings and historic housing from many different epochs, such as baroque, classicism and gothic. On days with good weather conditions and perfectly blue skies Zürich shines and shows off its variety and history, while still remaining relevant in the modern world.