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A century of skiing


Marking 100 years of winter sport in Mürren




Mürren tourism ()

Mürren tourism

Revellers gathered in the Bernese Oberland town of Mürren Sunday to mark what many view as the birth of modern Swiss winter sports - 100 years since a British businessman opened a funicular to bring tourists to the slopes.

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