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Maggi Young

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Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« on: June 28, 2019, 08:36:49 PM »
SRGC President Julia  Corden is  leading  a  holiday tour in Switzerland  at the  moment. She  shares these  photos with us......

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"1st Day leading the Brightwater Holidays Botanical Tour to Wengen - flowers amazing at Kleine Scheidegg and down to Wengenalp."

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"The plant of the day for me was Ranunculus kuepferi"

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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2019, 08:44:03 PM »


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" A traditional Swiss Rostii is called for after a fabulous day botanising!!"


"And to finish the day an avalanche coming off the Jungfrau towards the special valley"
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2019, 08:51:21 PM »
More  of  Julia's  photos ....
 "2nd day from the Mannlichen to Kleine Scheidegg - definitely a Gentian day or was that a Crocus or Pulsatilla day - so much to choose from !!"


Gentiana acaulis

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Gentiana verna

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Gentiana verna

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View

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Crocus albiflorus
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2019, 08:53:49 PM »
some  more  from today ...


Crocus vernus and  C. albiflorus

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Pulsatilla verna

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Anemones
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2019, 08:55:39 PM »
a couple  of today's  views ...


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"The start of an Alpenglow, Wengen tonight, 28th June"
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2019, 12:38:18 PM »
Day 3 with beautiful views and plants at the Schilthorn

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Ranunculus - these are the  small white  plants  seen in the  previous  view

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Thlaspi
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2019, 12:38:51 PM »
Julia  gets  in the  picture  ...
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2019, 05:57:04 PM »

29th June : "Today's  prize, Cypripedium calceolus"
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2019, 05:07:45 PM »

Beautiful day over at First still some snow

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North Face of the Eiger

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Soldanella  pusilla

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Lunch stop

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Gentiana acaulis , white  form

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Gentiana verna


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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2019, 05:11:07 PM »
Eigerglesher great place for views and some special alpines....


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Looking towards Grindelwald and Kleine Scheidegg

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Draba aizoides
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2019, 05:13:14 PM »
"for the last day of botanising the weather has broken no more 36C now the clouds have arrived and the thunderstorms"

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"The beautiful cow at the hotel has been repainted and is  great for a test for the tour  members!"
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2019, 11:10:18 AM »
Wonderful report !!  :o  Such a wonderful area.  Brings back warm memories.
Thanks Julia for the pix and many thanks Maggi for posting these here !!
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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2019, 01:28:44 PM »
Last day of Botanising looking down onto the Lakes and a special clump of Dryas octopetala !!

 Video here  but  not  sure  if it  will show ....


some  photos, including  Julia with a  lovely  Dryas octopetala

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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2019, 05:22:56 PM »
Nice pictures Julia,brings back memories,did you know there are windows in the north face of the Eiger.

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Re: Wengen, Switzerland 2019
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2019, 06:07:49 PM »
Thanks Maggi for posting my pictures.
Just on the way home after a great trip with lovely clients.
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