Whatever you might have expected below this title, this is just a photo of the night before last of the full moon and clouds through which it peeked from time to time, with enhanced colors (and added blur to hide noise):
This is the rest
Alright, this is the last photo series from my Montreux holiday, a mixture of various topics.
- Well, it was just about right. (67%, 2 Votes)
- That's a pity. (33%, 1 Votes)
- Yeah, finally over! (0%, 0 Votes)
Votes total: 3
A look at the sky shows more cloud formations, a parhelion and a steaming sail boat:
When sunny skies break through behind the clouds
I wish it could last forever…
A fork in the lake (thought these things only exist in roads…) in Vevey, in front of the Alimentarium, a food museum:
A few buildings: My hotel, the Eden Palace au Lac, and the restaurant Le Palais Oriental:
The Montreux Palace and the Grand Hotel:
Congress center with Auditorium Stravinski and the old market hall:
Through the old town, we reach a church, the late gothic Temple St-Vincent:
From its terrace we have a nice view of the lake and parts of the city:
Now quickly a few animals who also seem to enjoy the sun…
…before we say farewell with a postcard view:
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:
Videos of the Week (2008/32)
Four videos this week…
Lightning in super-slowmotion (via Wissen belastet):
More of these here.
A lone swimmer at the Sydney Olympics… (via mlogger)
The mystic solution for computer problems! (via Bad Astronomy)
Rhabarberbarberabarbarbier… oder something like that. (via Resistance Is Futile) – yes, German, but give it a try!