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May 29: Klosters to Zürich

To go southwest, I first had to go northwest.

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Next to Klosters train station is also a cablecar station, the base of the Gotschnabahn.

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The waiting room windows on the platform are same construction as the train windows, which I find rather meta, or something, whenever I encounter it.

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Socking in.

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This is the striking Sunnibergbrücke over the Landquart River.

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A brief glimpse of a mysterious ravine.

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A brief glimpse of a mysterious cow.

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Soft-looking terraces among soft-looking trees.

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I wonder what these curious fanlike pieces at the edges of the overpass are.

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Strong sun in the foreground but the sky still looking threatening further on.

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Ridges chiaroscuro.

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A brief glimpse of a mysterious minibarn.

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At Landquart, I transferred again to continue to Zurich; here's the new train arriving.

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We snaked along the southern shore of the Walensee, which lies at the border of Cantons St. Gallen and Glarus. As see here, the north shore is a bit steep in places. The Churfirsten rise up directly above these cliffs.

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To the east, with the clouds looking hot and heavy, the scene looked more like, I dunno, Indonesia than Switzerland.

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Somewhere in Canton Glarus or Schwyz, between the Walensee and the Zürisee, typical Ostmittelland farm architecture.

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Huh! A distinctly Bernese-looking farmhouse.

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Now on the Zürisee, getting closer to Züri itself, as can be gleaned from the extensive development along the shore.

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Some of these with their Ründi also look Bernese.

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Deep into the bowels of Zürich Hauptbahnhof.

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Pretty cool exposed-structure tectonics at the platforms.