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Old 29.03.2012, 09:51
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Where is this waterfall/river?

I saw this picture in the brochure for excursions of the SBB. It's an advert for Luzern and the Lake of 4 Cantons.

Does anyone by chance know where it is specifically?
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Old 29.03.2012, 10:27
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Re: Where is this waterfall/river?

I do not know which one this is, but I know where you can find other waterfalls.

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Sherlock Holmes says it is not the Reichenbach Falls, but there is a web address on your scanned page . Check-it out. It could be the Stäubifall Äsch, Unterschächen.
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Old 29.03.2012, 10:31
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Re: Where is this waterfall/river?

Or you can try the link on the flyer - www.luzern.com/water
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Old 29.03.2012, 11:23
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Re: Where is this waterfall/river?

Ooh, I didn't even read that there was a weblink on the advert.... Bit slow this morning
It does indeed look like Stäubifall Äsch! Thanks!!
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Re: Where is this waterfall/river?

Alright, new question "Where is THIS??"
I picked up the brochure coz the front image looked like a nice place to visit... I'm not sure it's even in Switzerland... I didn a google image search but no result. Can anyone help?
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Old 27.03.2014, 23:37
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Alright, new question "Where is THIS??"
I picked up the brochure coz the front image looked like a nice place to visit... I'm not sure it's even in Switzerland... I didn a google image search but no result. Can anyone help?
It appears to be Germany

https://www.sielmann-stiftung.de/
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Alright, new question "Where is THIS??"
I picked up the brochure coz the front image looked like a nice place to visit... I'm not sure it's even in Switzerland... I didn a google image search but no result. Can anyone help?
Lej da Segl (Lake Sils, Silsersee) in the uppermost corner of the Engadine Valley, seen from the East somewhere between Lej Silvaplana and Piz Corvatsch, with the Maloja Pass and Piz Lunghin in the background.
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Lej da Segl (Lake Sils, Silsersee) in the uppermost corner of the Engadine Valley, seen from the East somewhere between Lej Silvaplana and Piz Corvatsch, with the Maloja Pass and Piz Lunghin in the background.
Amazing! How did you find out?
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Lej da Segl (Lake Sils, Silsersee) in the uppermost corner of the Engadine Valley, seen from the East somewhere between Lej Silvaplana and Piz Corvatsch, with the Maloja Pass and Piz Lunghin in the background.
I am deeply impressed and bow my head! People on this Forum never seize to amaze me. I tried to find out last night but had no clue. It definitely looks like a nice place to visit. I will put it on my to-do-list of places to visit in Switzerland. Thanks for that!
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Amazing! How did you find out?
Vacation home in the area, spending a lot of time there.
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Re: Identify this place

It's the shower of the old Alpöhi from Heidi's story. This qualifies as bathroom in old Switzerland.

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Old 17.07.2015, 01:54
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Old 17.07.2015, 08:49
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Switzerland.
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Re: Identify this place

Please use the search function.

Can a mod merge this thread? Where is this waterfall/river?
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Re: Identify this place

Somewhere in canton Uri I believe.
Around the area near the borders with cantons Glarus and Schwyz...
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DB's residence in Glarus.
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DB's residence in Glarus.
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Re: Identify this place

Klausen Pass.

May have used Google's image search function, but still.



It looks like a beautiful place. I may have to visit it someday.
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