Early, low sun across Juanita bay on Lake Washington.

Simplon Rail Tunnel

We drove the car onto a train to be conveyed under the Simplon Pass, through a 19km tunnel completed in 1906.  I was expecting a passenger wagon and lounge, but no, one is meant to sit in darkness watching the scenery of the interior of a mountain.


Yes, this is just a regional bank branch, facing the main square of Lugano.

If all banks were as attractive, it might be more of a pleasure filling out mortgage paperwork.