Sunday, 9 September 2012

Gustav Klimt's Lake Attersee
September Morning by the Lake

Lake Attersee
Out on the open water
the lake already glitters
in its myriads of greens and blues

On the lake's eastern shore,
the shadows are slowly receding,
the light promising a glorious late summer day

This group apparently is eager
to experience the light underwater,
a few onlookers waiting for them onshore

Photographed 8 September 2012
at the eastern shore of Lake Attersee
Salzkammergut, Upper Austria

Images and Text © by Merisi

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  1. The sailboat on the beautiful blue lake is as seductive as your photos of cakes, Merisi.
    As for the divers - see this :-)
    Happy Sunday!

    1. Thank you, Zosia!
      A wonderful Sunday to you, too!

    2. A great day to be alive and kicking.

  2. Mmmmm! What wonderful photos! :) Where do you stay when you visit the lake? I would love to see it!

    1. Now, I am a bit stumped!
      Did we stay at the same friend's place, perchance? ;-)

  3. I want what you're having!!!!

  4. Beautiful! I posted lake pictures today too -- though mine were from the archives. Lakes are the perfect serene Sunday scene.

  5. What a beautiful lake and what w wonderful place to spend some time! As always, your photos are the next best thing to being there, Merisi! Hope you have a great week ahead!

  6. What lovely photos. They are inspiring. Have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  7. That first shot is so pretty!

  8. Oh, I wish I could spend the day in this beautiful place! I would have a picnic and go for a little swim. Lovely photos, Merisi, I feel like I am there! xx

  9. I LOVE the first photo! I wish I could be on this boat.

  10. Thank you all for your kind comments!
    A wonderful week to all of you,


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