The Verzasca Valley – 2002

June 20/2002 Villages in the Verzasca Valley The village of Corippo at the end of the lake lies on the western side of the the valley and is only accessable by the foot bridge over the Verzasca river. Typical buildings, […]

The Verzasca Dam – 2002

June 20/2002 The lake of Vogorno is an artificial basin, whose waters are used for hydroelectric power plants. It extends from the Verzasca dam to the village of Corippo. The construction of the dam, owned by the Verzasca SA and […]

Locarno/Minusio – 2002

June 13/2002 We made it safe and sound to the Tessin, the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. The picture to the right was taken from space and shows Lago Maggiore (or Verbano), the lake where Locarno is located quite beautiful. […]