Gallery: June 16 — Rüderswil, Ramsei, Zollbrück

The Emmenmatt-to-Zollbrück hike continued.

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The two flower colors in this meadow were really striking, as you can see.

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House with a Pennsylvania-red wing.

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At one point the trail led up this long stairway from one level of flat fields up to another.

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At the top of the stairs was this bench, where I had lunch.

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This point on this road reminded me of a nice New England town. Earlier, in the village of Lauperswil, I'd had a Bermuda-like sensation, probably from the balmy breeze.

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Im 1729 Jahr — note the starry underside of the Ründi, similar to the Diemtigtaler motif.

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Nice contemporary construction.

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Heavy roof accretion.

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A funny little dormery guy on a barn.

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Big ol' arch-suspension bridge over (I think) the Emme. Pretty cool.

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I think this work had something to do with rail, but I'm not quite sure.

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From a ridge near Ramsei. The land begins to get flatter in this area, closer to the plains around the city of Bern, compared to the high hills around Trub.

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Double cross roofs.

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Roof cutoff! Also note the tiny wall cutoff as well.