Gallery: July 5 — Travel from Gersau to Blatten

The extensive trip from Gersau over to the Lötschental. First, though, some shots of the Tübli.

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My room was really big enough to be a small studio apartment.

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Here's the rest of it.

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And the balcony.

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And the rest of the balcony.

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The view down to the square from the balcony.

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The Tübli also has a fantastic restaurant with a verdant outdoor area. The spaces between the roof pieces are for awnings.

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The fountain is the same age as me.

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Eltern waving "tschau" to Gersau.

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Dad & me.

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Erschti Klass once again. Totally worth the extra price on a one-way day.

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The paddlewheel.

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The lake under the paddlewheel.

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A nice simple church on the shore, I forget where.

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A parting shot of the ship, which wasn't the Gallia; hence it was either the Stadt Luzern, the Schiller, the Uri, or the Unterwalden.

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We went to Flüelen on the ship and proceeded up through Uri again to Andermatt. (Is that another tractor on the road?)

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A different view of the Teufelsbrücke cluster. You can see the devils just to the left of the upper tunnel entrance.

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From Andermatt we headed into the Rhône valley — i.e., the Valais — via the Furkapass tunnel. Here is a glider being towed in the Valais airspace.

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Long view down the Rhône valley.

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Landing plane.

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We changed trains to proceed up the hanging valley of the Lötschental; this is a view back down into the Rhône valley after we had gained a significant amount of elevation. The town is probably Gampel/Steg.

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Another view down into the valley, with an extensive lane of Lombardy poplars visible.

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First view of the wonderfully familiar Langgletscher at the apex of the Lötschental.