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St. Beatus Caves in Beatenberg, Switzerland

The Beatus Caves are a (former?) dragon's lair above Lake Thun

A long time ago, the Beatus caves were home to a vicious dragon. For obvious reasons, the villagers were terrified of the monster, and here we are...
Niederhorn Beatenberg

Never say "No" to Mt. Niederhorn!

It was one of those weekends when my husband and I decided to go on a trek to the Niederhorn near Beatenberg...
Beatenberg - Hotel Gloria

Why Hotel Gloria in Beatenberg is our "Heimat" away from home

Say you have one weekend in the Jungfrau region. Would you rather stay in tourist packed Grindelwald, in the shade of the Eiger north face? Or would you...

A Swiss Beauty Pageant of a Different Kind - Miss Beatenberg 2011

The beautiful autumn sunshine broke through the clouds, revealing a clear blue sky above and perfect conditions below. It was the day of the Miss Beatenberg contest. This is no ordinary pageant, as the winner does not give a speech, win a world trip or pose for toothpaste commercials. In fact, it is doubtful if Miss Beatenberg even realizes she has competed...