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Friday, October 21, 2011

PhotoHunt - High

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High atop Mount Pilatus, Switzerland. We visited this place in autumn 2004.


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We enjoyed the thrill of a breathtaking gondola ride for 30 mins. The view from the gondola provided an awesome view of the city of Lucerne and we were high up on the gondola when I took this picture.


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At 7000 feet high above sea level, we were greeted by heavenly skies and incredible mountains as far as the eye could see.


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This is a view of a gondola high up through the mountains. It looked scary but I was glad that I didn't see how steep the mountainside was before that.



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Looking over the highest peak of Mount Pilatus. It's really high and really cold but moments like these take my breath away.

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31 comments:

  1. Wonderful photos of this amazing place - I went up in that very same gondola while staying in Switzerland last year but it wasn't a cold and icey day - you have captured the feel of the place beautifully and brought back lovely memories! Thank you!

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  2. The top of the world. Looks amazing!

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  3. Awesome pixz up above the clouds over seeing Lucerne and snow mountains. Beautiful.

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  4. oh my, those are REALLY stunning!!!

    my favourite is the first one but they are all magnificent!

    i really enjoyed tour lovely post.

    have a great weekend!

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  5. These photos are definitely appropriate for the theme 'High'. Although all of these pictures are stunning, I really like your very first photo.

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  6. Gorgeous photos of the beautiful mountains.

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  7. I say...you have e wondeful blog here.

    I think the photos are amazing!

    Greetings from Portugal!

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  8. Phew, it's a long way to fall. Guess what, I'm a bit scared.

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous views!! looking forward to the upcoming ski season, I have brand new equipment! Happy weekend.
    high

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  10. Great! I have never been in Switzerland. The first photo is awesome!

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  11. How great! This is just Switzerland where I dreamed before. :D

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  12. gorgeous scenery. i would love a gondola ride.

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  13. Wow! These are some amazing photos. Just gorgeous.

    Annie
    http://www.slowtrav.com/blog/annienc/

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  14. Wow!!!! What a spectacular collection of photos I can only imagine what it must be like in life! :)

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  15. Bonza and breathtaking photos, keep 'em coming :-).

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  16. Wow ow those are giddy heights! Especially for someone who lives a few metres above sea level like I do!

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  17. WOW... your photos take my breath away!! Beautiful and High!!

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  18. Those are indeed amazing and incredible places which i am sure you treasure the photos. And i can't imagine how those structures atop the rocky mountains were built. Fear of heights wont allow me to traverse those walks to the top! I envy your experience there.

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  19. Truly beautiful -- and, yes, breathtaking. Great photos. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  20. These mountains are really high and the landscape is beautiful !

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  21. WOW, breathtaking views. the top photo is so beautiful!

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  22. Wow. That looks fabulous, but the gondola ride would scare me!

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  23. What great pictures!!!!
    Breathtaking!
    I unfortunately, I went to Lucerne only a day and I did not manage to get on the Pilatus.
    Many greetings and kisses

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  24. What a beautiful place, that immensity. I liked very much.

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  25. I can see why your trip was memorable. During the warmer months, do people walk those outdoor stairs from the building up to the peak?

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  26. AVCr8teur,

    absolutely yes but not for the faint-hearted. i remember climbing up the smaller peak and the uneven stairs and the wooden railing can be a little nerve wrecking though the views are breathtaking. Looking at the trails criss-crossing the highest peak, I wonder whether next time I should walk up? no i don't think so.

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  27. Beautiful view from up there! I want to visit Switzerland!

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  28. Stunning location, and of course great pictures which capture the amazing views. I don't think the trip up those stairs to the top would be so bad ... as long as you never looked down...

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