Should I be writing about La Tine de Conflens? I think I may be about to let the best guarded secret in the canton of Vaud out of the bag. But it was such a pleasant find that I think it would be a crime to keep it to myself.
I don’t think I’m exaggerating about this being a secret. It isn’t a well advertised walking trail and so far I’ve only seen a thumbnail image of the waterfalls on one tourist brochure. M. and I would have probably never known about if not for the coffee table book at a local fair.
I remember that the photos looked heavily edited and seemed too ‘tropical’ to be Switzerland. So the young lad, managing the stall, looked somewhat puzzled when I asked him a second time for the exact location. “It’s in Switzerland” he repeated slowly “and not too far from here” he added. Continue reading