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Belalp, Switzerland’s Secret Alpine Gem

Belalp is truly a winter jewel tucked away in the Upper Valais, overlooked by visitors going to much better known resorts.
by Dominique Schreckling


The Bedouin Sport of Camel Racing

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he starting “gate” rose up and the dozen brown, one-humped dromedary camels jerked forward as a pack. Shouting handlers darted behind them a short distance encouraging them to run faster. A truck with a ...
by IMPress Archives



Ultimate Guide To Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas

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 travel...
by Len Rapoport


Belalp Hexe, the craziest ski competition in the Alps

The Belalp Hexe is certainly among the craziest ski competitions in the Alps. Taking part in one of Switzerland's weirder traditions, hundreds of wannabe witches dressed up and got their skis on over the weekend, competing in a...
by Dominique Schreckling