Europe

Traditional Shepherd’s Weekend in Belalp

Posted September 2, 2014 by Dominique Schreckling

Once a year, the little known jewel of Belalp above Brig hosts the traditional sheep and shepherds’ descent and festival, the Schäferwochenende.

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Europe

34th International Balloon Festival Château-d’Oex

Posted February 9, 2012 by Dominique Schreckling

This year’s edition of the International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex marked the return of the David Niven Cup. On February 10, 1979, the famous “Around the World in 80 Days” actor, David Niven, launched the first edition of the festival and endowed the long-distance flight competition with a trophy.

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The City Above the Sea – Santorini, Greece

Posted September 20, 2011 by IMPress Archives

Some people don’t know why the sea, sun, sand and bikinis have such a big magnetism to them. Some people do. For me it’s a combination of my family connection to Hawaii and my time growing up in the Greek Islands. The Mediterranean is a stunning body of water and the numerous Greek Islands that […]

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Cameras

Photokina, World of imaging 18-23 Septembre 2012

Posted September 20, 2012 by IMPress Archives

  a photokina est le plus grand salon de la photographie et de l’image au monde. Organisé chaque deux ans à Cologne en Allemagne, elle a vu le jour en 1950.   Evénement incontournable, l’édition 2012 réuni 1158 exposants provenants de 41 pays, parmi lesquels les fabricants les plus influents du monde de la photographie […]

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Europe

EXTREME JAZZ at 3030m above sea level

Posted October 21, 2013 by pressrelease

Ronnie Scott’s All Stars to play beneath the Matterhorn at Zermatt Unplugged Festival ZERMATT/LONDON, 22 OCTOBER 2013: Imagine relaxing in the warm spring sunshine, pure glistening snow and mountain peaks all around, the majestic Matterhorn piercing a cloudless blue sky, and listening to one of the best jazz bands in the world. An international collaboration […]

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Carribean

Ultimate Guide To Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas

Posted January 28, 2013 by Len Rapoport

Article and Photos by: Len & Gladys Rapoport This is the  Ultimate Guide to the Independence of the Seas. At the bottom of each are the links to the other pages.  Scroll down to see them. My wife and I have traveled to many countries and every continent over the past 50 years.  We have […]

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Belalp: Swiss Shepherds’ Weekend

Posted September 2, 2013 by Dominique Schreckling

The Shepherd’s Weekend is one of the traditional events of Belalp, it marks not only the coming home coming of the sheep who spent their summer in one of the wildest regions of Switzerland, it is also a symbol for the end of the summer.

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Parade Navale – Swiss Belle Epoque Steamboats Gather on Lake Geneva

Posted May 16, 2015 by Dominique Schreckling

Lake Geneva hosts the world’s most important and most elegant side-wheel paddle. Once a year in spring, the public gets a unique opportunity to see the entire fleet together.

The next parade will take place on Sunday, May 24th 2015 in Rolle, between Lausanne and Geneva.

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Auto Racing

Historic Motor Racing / Spa 6 Hours 2013

Posted January 6, 2014 by Marcel Hundscheid

Historic Motor Racing in Europe is very popular nowadays. In earlier articles published on IPA we featured the Spa Classic in Belgium as well as the Oldtimer Grand Prix on the Nürburgring. In Belgium, France, Germany and the UK, big classic motor racing events are held yearly. In this article we feature the Spa 6 […]

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