I'm in Torino for the School on Optical Clocks, and some work at INRIM.
Piazza vittorio veneto to the left, the river Po in the middle, and the bridge vittorio Emanuele I to the right.
Samsung galaxy S4 mini phone + hugin panorama creator.
I attended a VLBI-meeting at Groningen and had a chance to see the Dwingeloo radio telescope at JIVE.
The telescope is now run by amateurs and among other things they do moonbounce experiments.
On the way back from EFTF2014 in Neuchatel to Zurich airport we took the scenic route via Grimsel Pass (2165 m) and Furka Pass (2429 m), stopping to look at the ever shrinking Rhone Glacier on the way.
Google map view of the area: https://goo.gl/maps/DBlwA
See also: a video that compares the footage in the 1964 James Bond movie "Goldfinger" to views in 2011.
I didn't go hiking today, but the others in the group did. To Sallooaivi on the Norwegian side.
From the road at sea-level there is a 6km trail up to an elevation of ca 500m to see the lower end of the Steindal glacier (Steindalsbreen).
Note the grey water in the river running down from the glacier.
Today we took a boat to the northwestern part of lake Kilpisjärvi. A 3km walk took us to the "Treriksröset" point where the borders of Norway, Sweden, and Finland meet. From there we hiked along the Arctic Trail 14km back to the research station along the shoulder of Malla. A lot of rain and some wind above 600m elevation.
Climbed up Jehkas, 960m, today. Very cloudy/misty and a lot of wind at the top.
Hiked up and down Bollmannsveien("Ryssäntie") near Skibotn, Norway, today. Built by mostly Russian POW's in 1944 the road leads up the mountainside to an elevation of 555 m, overlooking the Storfjord.