An impressive stop motion video with printed photos (via Gilly):
On the Sunday of my Montreux holiday I went to Vevey, the city next to Montreux, because firstly, I expected better weather there, and secondly for the large flea market there (always an invitation to stroll around).
Quite a strong wind was blowing that day – wind and kite surfers probably liked it…
…and the waves could let off some steam, too:
And since these photos can easily be made to match this week’s topic of Projekt 52, “Poem interpretation” – a poem for a photo or a photo for a poem –, I’m using especially the last of the images above for this project, in combination with the poem “An den Mistral” (=”To the Mistral”)1 by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (see here in Projekt Gutenberg for its text – in German, of course).
Now let’s continue with the photos. In Vevey, I happened to come accross the final part of the Triathlon de la Riviera:
Participants, if you don’t want to see your photo here, just drop me a line.
And on the way back, there was a jet ski race at Clarens:
- Legolympics: Olympics in Lego (hundreds of images) from the Hong Kong Lego Users Group (via )
- 360° photos from the Olympics: in the stadium and from the 10 meter platform (via )
- German: Religion korreliert mit Esoterik: Wer an Gott glaubt, glaubt an alles Mögliche
- German: Die sogenannte Mondlandung war nichts anderes als ein Mitarbeiterwechsel auf dem Todesstern.
- A map of Springfield: interactive and in one piece (via ChaosZone)
Funny videos about the Olympics –, these are the two I like best:
Remi Gaillard’s gymnastics in public:
Two sports that didn’t make the cut: Precision Vault and Power Lifting; no pants needed… (NSFW)