0 Likes

Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 7
Switzerland

From a nice hike from Brienz (1857 ft) up to the Brienzer Rothorn (7362 ft). The Brienzer Rothorn cog railway is operated by steam locomotives. Most of the steam locomotives were built after 1970. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brienz_Rothorn_Bahn

Only about ten more minutes to go. The station at the top is about 340 ft below the Brienzer Rothorn. On the panorama you see one of the trains going up to the Brienzer Rothorn. The train runs so slowly so the smoke of the steam engine goes in the same direction as the train.

Copyright: Fritz Hanke
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10544x5272
Uploaded: 05/11/2012
Updated: 07/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: brienz; brienzer rothorn; cog railway; rack railway; bernese oberland; hike; switzerland; alps; mountain
comments powered by Disqus

Rolf Ris
Brienzer Rothorn
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 10
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 9
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 8
Dieter Hofer
Steam Engine of the Brienz - Rothorn Bahn
Dieter Hofer
Brienzer Rothorn - Schonguetsch
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 6
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 5
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 4
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 2
Markus Kaeppeli
Switzerland Lucerne Soerenberg Steinetli Strommast
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Brienzer Rothorn 1
Marcelo Botta
Atardecer - Fotografía desde un mastil a 8m de altura
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
On the rooftop of the Weenacenter
Maciej G. Szling
Vareškové pleso
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
The Dutch Soccerteam in Amsterdam
Martin Broomfield
Watson's Mill, Manotick
Sergej Esnault
Sunset from Preikestolen over Lysefjorden - Norway
Aleksandr Reznik
Rome Colosseum spherical panorama
Valentin Arfire
Palais Justice 30 10 2011
Adam Czapla
Trzcinica - Kościół p.w. Św. Doroty
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
World Expo Shanghai - UK Pavilion
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
Shiplaunch at Ferus Smit
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Göynük Village, Turkey
Fritz Hanke
This is a Farm House in Küsnacht
Fritz Hanke
Barfussgässchen Leipzig
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Pilatus 6
Fritz Hanke
Sony Center in Berlin
Fritz Hanke
Hall in Tirol Ratsstube
Fritz Hanke
Pilatus Kulm
Fritz Hanke
Pragelpass from Richisau GL to Muotathal SZ 3
Fritz Hanke
Bad Lauchstaedt near Leipzig
Fritz Hanke
Pragelpass from Richisau GL to Muotathal SZ 6
Fritz Hanke
Vienna, Minorite Church
Fritz Hanke
Hiking up to the Pilatus 8
Fritz Hanke
Last Days of a House in Erlenbach
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.