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Switzerland

Steep Funicular Time-lapse

Steep Funicular Time-lapse

Take a ride on Switzerland’s Gelmerbahn – an open-air funicular that sends passengers along a 3,373 foot-long route with a maximum 106º grade. Raphael Sandoz captured this time-lapse footage to speed up the 8-minute journey. If you prefer a more leisurely ride, try this.

Elevations

Elevations

Drone pilot and photographer Gabriel Kocher shot this spectacularly smooth and immersive aerial sequence at the Swiss Alps. Watch as his custom-built camera drone zips and zooms perilously close to the craggy rocks. Here’s what Gabriel saw through his HMD.

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In Case of War, Go to Switzerland

In Case of War, Go to Switzerland

Switzerland is known for its landscape, banks, and chocolate. But Real Life Lore reminds us that it’s also a country filled with defensive facilities. To paraphrase Narcos, that’s not being paranoid. That’s being smart.

Gotthard 360°

Gotthard 360°

Start out with a 360º ride through Switzerland’s Gothard Base Tunnel, then take a tour of the myriad platforms, elevators, and walkways that surround the 35.5 mile long tunnel that runs through the base of the Alps. The video is narrated in German, but it’s self-explanatory.

Chasing Light: Switzerland

Chasing Light: Switzerland

Austin Mann shows us just how good smartphone cameras have gotten, with this impressive footage of the play between light and clouds in the Swiss Alps – shot entirely on an iPhone 6s Plus. We had no idea how much better the video stabilization was until now.

Cabrio Open Air Cable Car

Cabrio Open Air Cable Car

This unique double-decker cable car features an exterior observation deck to let up to 30 passengers take in not just the views, but the fresh air of the majestic Swiss Alps.

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