Gallery: July 9 — Blatten 2

I had some free time on this morning, so I walked around Blatten and took more pictures.

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View up from the newer side of the village, where the apartment we stay at is, across the Lonza to the older side.

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The Lonza from a small bridge.

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A house with the second floor added later.

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One of the numerous great wooden fountains around.

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The two roof overhangs almost overlap to create a fully covered space.

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Some decoration that is fairly flamboyant for the Lötschental.

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There is no sky there are only trees.

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A nice one.

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South side of the church.

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The church opens onto an elevated terrace that is quite pleasant because it's a coherent place and yet is open to expansive views on two sides. The bottom right house in the background is where we stay.

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This is pretty cool. I think the pots are strung together through their drain holes on a rod that you can just see the top of. And they still grow stuff!

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The two grand masters of the upper square.

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An aged building on a young foundation, plus another sheet sculpture.

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I would guess that this one is extremely old, given its vertical structural pieces, like the house in Ringoldingen.

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Another fountain. Villages built on a slope are great because you can straight up reach out and touch the roofs of lower buildings when you're on the uphill side of them.

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More roofs from the fountain spot.

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The drain of the fountain, with surface tension.

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A pretty imposing piece of the street. There aren't many buildings in Blatten as tall as these.

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The school.

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I dunno, I just liked the look of this waterpipe cover.

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A restaurant(/inn?) near the downstream entrance to the village.

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A ravine in the same area.

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Some garages and a substation or something.