Short stories, written by landscape photographer Johan Peijnenburg, about exploring and photographing the beautiful Swiss Alps of the canton of Valais, also called Wallis or Vallese. Valais is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and lies in the southwestern part of the country. Valais is the home of many of the highest mountains of Switzerland, including the Matterhorn. For more mountain landscapes make sure to also visit our Mountains & Hils landscape photography theme. Alternatively, check out our Swiss Landscape Photography portfolio to see more Swiss landscape photographs.