today, the first flakes of snow came floating down in a first attempt to paint the landscape white. a failed one, though, as it’s still too warm. but it is so beautiful to see the flakes, slowly swaying downwards. in particular, in the evening, while strolling through the streets, watching the flakes in the street lights, next to the trees. such a gorgeous, adorable view.
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after traveling some time in such a gondola, i managed to escape the fog, and got a fantastic view on the sea of fog:
some more impressions:
and some more panoramas:
finally, i left the mountain using the steepest cogwheel train:
well. the thinkpad i ordered some more time ago has arrived some time ago, and finally i got around to set it up. well, with the newest release candidate of ubuntu. the 64 bit version, of course. even after all the trouble i had last year, i couldn’t think of a better linux distro… (i want apt, and i don’t want to compile everything by myself – which rules out fedora and gentoo.)
anyway. i installed it. and: it worked. everything’s fine. well, so far, of course, i don’t know if this will change. and even setting up the hdd realtime encryption on installation worked like a charm.
well. let’s see how it continues… :)
today i tried the golden pass panoramics tour, going from zürich to lucerne to interlaken ost to zweisimmen to montreux. here are some impressions: