Pontresina


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Pontresina

(pōntrāzē`nä), village, Grisons canton, SE Switzerland, at the foot of the Bernina Alps. It is a summer and winter resort and sports center.
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Meanwhile, the Hotel Walther, in the neighbouring village of Pontresina, offers a "digital detox," whereby guests give up their smartphones and iPads and take walks at sunrise.
Bollhalder trained as a chef with Swiss Hotel School Pontresina before taking up a number of management roles with Hyatt International, including general manager positions in Kathmandu, Baku and Hamburg.
Passengers join the train at Pontresina in the Val Bernina before climbing to the Bernina Pass and Morteratsch station at 6220ft.
Pontresina has a more relaxed atmosphere than its glitzy neighbour, St.
Corviglia above St Moritz is very popular while Sils Maria and Pontresina give advanced skiers and boarders something to work on.
The Grand Hotel Kronenhof, in Pontresina, Switzerland, claimed the coveted title of world's top hotel.
The Upper Engadin Valley, nestled around St Moritz and Pontresina, in the South-Eastern region of Switzerland, is one of the best places to admire the beautiful alpine flowers.
Leaving St Moritz - in winter thick with furs and Ferraris, but in summer almost bling-free - the Express canters along on the only straight section of the line across open valleys to join the Flaz river and on to the town of Pontresina.
It's a danger that is taken seriously in Switzerland: the small town of Pontresina is currently spending large sums building a giant wall to catch any landslide triggered by permafrost degradation on the slopes above.
Many of the publications are based on presentations made at scientific meetings, and that is true of the Special Publication under review here, which is based on a one-week workshop held in Pontresina, Switzerland in July 2004.
Eventually, we reached our magical destination high up in Morteratsch,South East of Pontresina.
It's a danger that's taken seriously in Switzerland: the small town of Pontresina is spending large sums building a giant wall to catch any landslide triggered by permafrost degradation on the slopes above.