Posts about Interlaken

Interlaken is a town in the mountainous part of the Swiss canton of Bern. It is an important and well-known tourist destination in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps, and the main transport gateway to the mountains and lakes of that region.

The town is located on the Bödeli plain between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, and straddles the river Aare. For the more pedantic visitor, only the centre of town is Interlaken. What outsiders see as Interlaken is, in fact, the combination of the parishes of Interlaken, Matten, Unterseen, Bönigen and Neuhaus.

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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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No idea what this was all about. Looked good though. More: www.permanenttourist.ch/photo/place/ch/interlaken/

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Locals spectate as the water races through Unterseen, where the intercity trains usually come through.

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