Posts about aare

City walking

Walking from my office around a variety of city streets before returning to the office is a good way to put aside the complexities of my work for a short time.

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Unterseen, Switzerland

I used to visit the Bödelibad leisure centre regularly. Before I had a car, I used to catch the train to Interlaken West station and walk from there. The route takes you along the river Aare, forming the border between Unterseen and Interlaken, leading to a footbridge with this view. In the foreground Unterseen, with […]

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Untertorbrücke, Bern

The Untertorbrücke is one of the oldest bridges in Bern, crossing the river Aare. The first bridge was built of wood on this site and opened in 1256, and was replaced in 1489 by a more substantial, fortified stone version. It was Bern’s only bridge until 1834 and has stood in its current form since the […]

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Thun, Switzerland

An illuminated Ferris wheel on Mühlenplatz next to the river Aare, in the old city of Thun.

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Aare You Safe?

Swimming in the river Aare is a regular summer pastime of the Bernese in Switzerland. But there are occasionally mishaps. The campaign “Aare You Safe?” is intended to remind the public of the dangers of swimming in the river: not with a wagging finger but with a “cheeky wink”. Keep an eye on yourself and […]

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