Permanent Tourist

Photos from the collection svizzra

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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A Lot To Learn

A young lad with workmen tries to use a leafblower to clear dust from the lakeside walk… and finds that after making massive clouds, it mostly settles back on the path again.

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Youths experiment and find out what happens if you jump on a pumpkin. The results are left for all to see, at the entrance of the underpass at Spiez station.

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Replacement Post bus service for the trip between Interlaken and Brienz this morning, a flashback to school trips in the early eighties.

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The Bendy Pole

Quite possibly the most bizarre photograph I have ever taken. I frequently manage to catch one of the electricity cable pylons alongside the train tracks in a photo, but this is the first time ever that I have seen this effect. The pole is in reality perfectly vertical, but has been distorted here by the […]

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Moonset And The Jungfrau

The technical quality is a bunch of shite (thanks to being too far away with only a cameraphone to hand) and I missed the real pinkness by about five minutes, but you get the idea.

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For Jody, who, as we know, likes this kind of thing :-)

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