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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

BLS Lötschbergbahn

Beatenbucht, Switzerland

The tourist motor boat Bubenberg, of the shipping company BLS, arrives at the ship station below Beatenberg at sunset.

Faulensee, Switzerland

1st August is Switzerland’s national day, and fireworks and communal events are the norm. On Lake Thun, in the Bernese Oberland, the main ships of the local transport company parade around the lake and the surrounding villages time their firework displays to coincide with their arrival.

Winter season on Lake Thun

Local lake shipping company BLS now runs a daily ship service in the winter months.