Gallery: June 23 — Ftan-Pitschen

Ftan is a settlement that sits high up on the side of the valley. It comprises two villages, Ftan-Pitschen and Ftan-Grond.

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On the train ride over, another view of the Schloss Tarasp.

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And another closeup.

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I clambered up the mountainside up to Ftan, partly on the road and partly bushwhacking. This house with a funny modern addition was in the first area of the town that I saw.

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Schloss Tarasp again; now you can see some of the Tarasp settlements around it.

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A distinctive sort of roof.

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There's a lot of new building in Ftan.

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Such as these porches.

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Rosy.

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A coat of arms. Right on the wall!

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Here's the classic farmhouse that was my favorite Engadin building on the trip.

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Fantastic medallions. Very strong centers.

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Sunburst!

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Hypnotic.

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A seemingly random medallion collection.

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More crazy windows.

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Tiny window huge border. Painted rocks.

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Yet more windows. Clearly I was crazy about this house.

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Subterranean entryway.

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Nice rhythms.

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Fixer-upper.

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1631, I guess? Quite the groovy numerals for 1631.

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Owl!

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More medallions. Even one beside the window on the right.

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A cornucopia, maybe.