Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Posts about Bettmeralp

  • The flying rubbish truck

    The rubbish collection service at Bettmeralp – a car-free village in the mountains of upper canton Valais – must be unique in the world. In the absence of any road connection to the village, a 7.5-tonne lorry is carried up and down the mountain by cable-car.

  • Betten to Bettmeralp

    Time-lapse video of the cable-car ride from Betten to Bettmeralp in Swiss canton Wallis.