Basel straddles the Rhine at the river's farthest navigable point. Passengers can cross it in a "Fahrimaa," a wooden ferry boat

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Basel straddles the Rhine at the river's farthest navigable point. Passengers can cross it in a "Fahrimaa," a wooden ferry boat
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Basel straddles the Rhine at the river's farthest navigable point -- and the most traditional and entertaining way to cross it is to board a "Fahrimaa," a small ferry driven solely by river currents. Basel, Switzerland.