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May 27: Sent – to northeast

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A particularly castly house.

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Steep lane beyond exuberant house corner.

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A perched porch and so many louvers.

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Even though sgraffito can be wildly colorful, I think I prefer this intricate monochromatic sort.

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The eye is drawn inexorably up the hill.

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A crane spans town.

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Then up a road extending out of town upslope/downstream.

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A modernist chalet, spartan but nicely warmed up by its wood siding.

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Sunny grass, clouded woods, mixed sky.

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Big sky.

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Here, looking particularly pretty as waves of spring flowers, are more of those terraces.

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A good spot for contemplation.

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Dang, the dandelions are already gone to seed! What is this, summer?

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Horses on high.

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Nettles! And in bloom. I'm not sure I'd seen that before. Wipe them nettles all over your skin. (No, DON'T.)

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Vertical spire, horizontal clearings.

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A cross-road drain, a very frequent sight in the Swiss Alps. It's a little bit rutted just like the road.

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Here we appear to have a bridge to a dormer.

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A milling herd of roofs.

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Permeable paving routing around a 123-year-old fountain, if I'm parsing those numerals correctly.

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Things I like about this assemblage: (1) the steep cascade of roofs (2) the glazing beyond the timbers in the lower gable (3) the complex geometry of those timbers.