Posts from 2005

A Matter Of Minutes

Upper photograph: passing Faulensee at 07:44. Lower photograph: approaching Leissigen at 07:46.

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Great Frontage

A traditional Swiss farmhouse, transplanted from Ostermundingen (BE) and re-built in the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum at Brienzwiler. Note the fake windows in the upper level, which have been painted onto the wood to make the frontage seem more impressive and the (original) owner more opulent. This and many other farmhouses and outbuildings in the museum, […]

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Splashed

A house in Brienz, showing the massive splash marks caused when a mudslide – at the level of the doorway – hit the back of the building. The building itself is to be demolished to clear a safer path next to the Glyssibach.

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