Posts about münster

Bern, Switzerland

A classic view of the ancient centre of the federal Swiss capital, Bern, photographed from the city’s Rose Garden terrace. Sadly, the view is often peppered with builders’ machinery, including the scaffolding which has been on various parts of the city minster with only a few short breaks since 1950.

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Never-ending story

The view across the river and weir at Schwellenmätteli in Bern is wonderful on a late summer evening, and will be vastly improved from a photographic perfectionist’s point of view once the restoration work on the minster is complete. If I understand this article on Swiss newspaper website Der Bund correctly, there has been scaffolding […]

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Hardly the best photo I’ve ever taken, but I thought I’d post it anyway, for a few reasons. Firstly, to remind myself to get there and take this view properly one day, looking south east (and home) from the approach to Bern railway station. Secondly because it’s such wonderful light, despite having been spoiled by […]

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