Metal ducks flying in formation
Metal ducks flying in formation
I saw this pink lady in town inviting people to come in and see what was on offer in the shop.
Starring the rose
Mr. Swiss had parked the car at the supermarket parking silo on the second/top floor and I was left sitting in the car whilst he put the trolley away. So what do you do. Well I take a photo of the view through between the roof and the fence. Opposite are the Jura moutains, some trees and clouds. Even in car parks the scenery in Switzerland is OK.
I do not think it could get more contrasting than that. See at our local monthly market in town.
Our old town of Solothurn is full of alleys like this one.
Here is another one
The Arsenal museum in Solothurn, Switzerland, from above
I live in the town of Solothurn in Switzerland with a river running through it, the River Aare. Of course it has bridges to enable people to get from one side to the other, and here are a couple in our town.
This is the Rötibruck, the newest of them all. I remember it being built about 30 years ago. The old bridge was still standing and this was built parallel to it. What I like about this bridge is the walkway below although at the top there is a road and sidewalk.
We also have the Kreuzackerbruck which is reserved for pedestrians and bicycles. Very rarely a tourist new to Solothurn might take his car on the bridge with the result that he appears in the daily local newspaper the next day.
And then there is the Wengibruck in the front which actually only has busses allowed on it and again bicycles. Parallel to this bridge is the railway bridge for our connection from the French speaking part of Switzerland in the West, towns like Geneva and Lausanne, to to Zürich and further in the East. These are the three main bridges that we have.
I was at the local River Aare this week and got my fair share of reflections. It is just that time of year with clear air and sunshine and colder temperatures. The scene was set and I made the most of it.
I was in our town of Solothurn and saw this reflection of a figure opposite our St. Urs. Cathedral. It is of one of the statues decorating the cathedral. It is not exactly behind the glass, but in front, reflected in the widow of the hotel opposite.
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