Monday, June 29, 2009

On the Way to Mt. Vogel

Ranunculus traunfellneri.

Gentiana clusii.

All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole. (Hal Borland)

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On the Way to Mt. Vogel

You have to go

through those mountains and valleys -

because that's what life is: soul growth. (Wayne Newton)

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Butterfly and Flowers

The butterfly is (probably) Pyeris bryoniae.

Butterfly on a flower.

Alpine meadow with flowers.

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My Heart Sings in the Mountains

There are two kinds of climbers ,

those who climb because their heart sings when they're in the mountains,

and all the rest. (Alex Lowe)

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Walking towards Mt. Vogel


the mountains

and get their good tidings. (John Muir)

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Alpine Flowers

Androsace villosa.

Geranium sylvaticum.

Clematis alpina.

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Mt. Vogel

Julian Alps.

Mt. Vogel. Ascending.

Mt. Vogel. Descending.

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Mt. Vogel, 1920 m

He who climbes upon the highest mountains

laughs at all tragedies,

real or imaginary. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

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Lilium martagon.

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly,

our whole life would change. (Buddha)

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Alpine Meadow Razor

Towards the Alpine meadow Razor.

Shepherd huts.

Who would think Magda can milk a cow!

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Summer Flowers

Helianthemum alpestre.

Rhododendron hirsutum.

Rosa canina.

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Alpine Streams

The confluence of the Tolminka and the Zadlascica rivers.

The confluence.

The place is a natural monument.

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The Zadlascica Stream

Water is H2O,

hydrogen two parts, oxygen one,

but there is also a third thing, that makes water water and nobody knows what it is. (D. H. Lawrence)

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