Interlaken and Lauterbrunnen (Rivendell)

Photo day!

Nearing the end of the current round of ROW80 and my words have slowed to a trickle. The main excuse is travelling! Next week might be a photo post as well. Hope you all enjoy!

Interlaken and Lauterbrunnen (otherwise known as Rivendell)

Interlaken: the Catholic and Protestant churches, an old monastery, and roses:

Heritage apple tree

Views of Interlaken:

Selecting a Swiss single malt!

Train to Lauterbrunnen:

Lauterbrunnen, Tolkien's inspiration for Rivendell, from his trip in 1911:

Decommissioned bell from 1472


Site of the Last Homely House East of the Sea

Back in Interlaken:

Investigating a cow...

Our hotel

As if my own photos aren't enough, here's one from Shari Blaukopf, since I haven't shared her lovely watercolours in a while:

Hope the skies are clear, wherever you are!


M Pax said…
What a beautiful place. Felt as if I visited already, but would love to do so in person. Hot and clear skies here.
Amazing place! I can seel why they call it Rivendell with the waterfalls and mountains.
Looks like that cow photobombed you.
dolorah said…
Nice. You can call the trip "research" for beautiful settings. Now you have visual aids :)
S.P. Bowers said…
Raining here. How cool you got to visit the inspiration for Rivendale! You visit the coolest places.
Zan Marie said…
thanks once again for the lovely pictures! I want to come visit you, but, alas, that's not in the plans. :-P
Click said…
Wow it looks amazing and your photos are beautiful.

It's somewhere I've read about but I've never really seen any pictures; I can see how it inspired Rivendell.
Nas said…
I felt I was with you on this visit, thanks for sharing. Adorable photo of bubs.
Deniz Bevan said…
So glad you all enjoyed them!

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