Saturday, January 21, 2006

Zytglogge - Berne clock tower

The east face

Tourists gather to hear the clock strike the hour. They're inevitably disappointed - despite all the grandeur and detail, the king just waves his wand and a little chicken spins round on a wheel! Forewarned is forearmed!
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The west face

The neighbouring chemist (sign says Apotheke) is all lit up for Christmas
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underneath the Zytglogge

post box and phone booths on the right, roasted chestnut stand on the left, and Kramgasse panning off in a slow curve down the hill towards the river

1 comment:

jc said...

Yeah, I waited for several minutes, looking up all the time. That was it? Grrr...

I love Bern, though!