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  • Day16


    September 11, 2019 in Switzerland ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

    So, today we decided to give our feet a rest and visited Ballenberg, a living Swiss museum depicting life two to three hundred years ago in the rural cantons of Switzerland. Think Heritage Park or Upper Canada Village but considerably older. Some of the timbers in the buildings were from the 1500’s! The various areas and eras depicted occupy 66 hectares of land in the valley and on the hills. Workers were baking bread, making cheese, threshing grain, sawing lumber, etc. all using tools and techniques of the time.

    Having taken trains and a bus to get there, we decided to take a bus to Brienz and a boat along the Brienzersee back to Interlaken.

    Remember that we were saving our feet? We walked 12 kms and over 18,000 steps! At least there were no mountains involved. Tomorrow yes.
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    Charlyne Murphy

    Walking 12km does not sound like giving your feet a rest but you can do that when you get home.. I just love going to places that showcase days gone by. Love the photo of the cow, very photogenic it is.

  • Day9


    May 16 in Switzerland ⋅ 🌧 12 °C

    Dimanche, 16 mai 2021
    La nuit était bien arrosée. Nous profitons d'une accalmie avant la pluie annoncée pour ce soir. Le musée en plein air de Ballenberg est au programme pour notre dernière journée dans l'Oberland bernois. Quelle belle visite! Même après de nombreuses fois que nous l'avons arpenté, c'est toujours super! Comme la météo annoncée n'était pas très favorable, il n'y a pas trop la foule. Nous avons même trouvé une place sur la terrasse du Restaurant Degen. D'après une animatrice du musée, c’était archiplein les deux derniers jours. Près de 5h de trotte suffisent, nous retournons avec les transports publics au camping.Read more

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