Henry Matthews in Lauterbrunnen - 18 August, 1818, in the morning

from The Diary of an invalid, being the journal of a tour... in Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France, 1817-1819, pages 312-313:

At last, the valley widens a little, and you arrive at the village of Lauterbrunn [Switzerland]. Here you see the cascade of the Staubach, which comes down at one fall from a perpendicular rock 800 feet high,— nearly twice the height of St. Paul's. This cascade would be the grandest in the world, if the body of water were greater; but it is composed of so small a rivulet, that it is …   more >>

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Henry Matthews, The Diary of an invalid, being the journal of a tour... in Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France, 1817-1819, volume 5th edition (London, 1835), p. 312-313. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1518783443103 accessed: 2 April, 2020

location of experience: Lauterbrunnen

Listeners

Henry Matthews
Judge, travel writer
1789-1828

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Experience Information

Date/Time 18 August, 1818, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:17:23 +0000
Approved on Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:41:02 +0100