An adventure through Switzerland. I traveled with my father, sister and her family - to revisit my father's former travels through Europe. He was a research scientist for the United States Army who worked in Switzerland and Germany.
Nestled within these rugged mountains, and bordered by waterfalls is Lauterbrunnen Valley. Scholars believe this is where author J. R. R. Tolkien found inspiration for his enchanting fictitious Rivendell, meaning “Deeply Cloven Valley” set in the Misty Mountains of Middle Earth.
Exploring the alpine village of Lauterbrunnen Valley, with it's traditional rural chalets and the distant sound of cow bells.