A close-up of the carved balustrade and the elaborate door.
Basel Minster, re-built in the 14th century by Johannes Gmund. A close up of the clock face and the sun-dial, plus the mosaic roof. As you can see the sun is late, the tardy thing!
The guy seemed like he had brought an offering on his ipad to the shrine of Triton…..
Details from the main post-office building, Marktplatz, Basel.
Ruuthuss (Townhall) in Basel. A 500 year old building that dominates the central marketplace (Marktplatz) of Gross Basel. Let it not be said that Punjus are the only ones who like gaudy colours! 😀
Suitably last of the Kaiseraugst pics. Next, I frantically tried to translate Swiss German so I could buy a ticket through the ticket machine as the train chugged in (there were no manual ticket counters at the place). I managed to just jump into a compartment as the train started to move and left that … Continue reading
Very awful joke I know, but I couldn’t resist. This is an artist’s impression of how Augusta Raurica must have looked in its heyday, cast in metal.
I love panoramic shots, so here’s another one.
I only wish I had some patties and kebabs and I would have had a treat! There was even a little wood ready to be used…
The world is too much with us….. But that’s not how I felt at that moment. When I took this picture I felt just as it looks here…me, nature at a distance (those lovely tinkling cow-bells!), and humanity far, far away.