Thursday, 25 April 2013

Morning at Schönbrunn Park
Springtime in Vienna


View from Schönbrunn Palace
up Gloriette Hill


Walking up the wooded area
of Gloriette Hill and looking back at the palace


6:30 AM is too early for pictures,
protested the Mallard duck, and went right back to nap


And here they come,
and at a pace that left me in the dust


A group of school children walks towards
Schönbrunn Zoo, and I am ready to leave

Photographed 24 April 2013
Images and Text © by Merisi

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19 comments:

  1. I don't know, but I've been told,
    Schönbrunn Park is Vienna's gold.

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  2. You know that if I make it to Vienna it's because of these pictures!

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  3. Beautiful! I can't wait until it greens up around here!!!

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  4. The Schonbrunn looks beautiful in spring. We see the park in December. It was still beautiful. But it looked a bit sad.

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  5. Ah, with sights like that to take in, even I might be tempted to rise with the dawn and go out...Especially if there was a good strong coffee and a pastry waiting for me at the other end of my ramblings.

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    1. Lynne,
      the park is near my home and I love getting some fresh air and exercise in the cool of the morning, and still be at my desk at 9 o'clock. Makes me feel oh so virtuous. ;-)

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  6. Is Vienna always so crisp, fresh and clean as well as showcasing such incredibly beautiful buildings and monuments OR are you using a very talented combination of your passion, skill and your camera to share with us your very special perspective? The city seems such a glorious place. I am sure as you say, you are seeking to capture the beautiful in every day.

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  7. Ah, 'der Frühling, der Frühling, der Frühling ist da, gehen wir Tauben vergiften im Park.'
    Lovely delicate greens in the early morning light. I am glad you are an early riser, no wonder you frequent all those lovely cafes after your walks.

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  8. I can't believe how it changed almost overnight from deep snow to Springy gorgeousness!?
    Thanks for sharing !

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  9. What a beautiful spring morning. Lovely shots!

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  10. I'm about to go emulate that duck and get a nap!

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  11. Some really fine views here.

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  12. Fantastic captures of a an incredibly beautiful day!! The perfect place to spend a spring morning!! Thanks for sharing the beauty, Merisi!! Have a lovely weekend!

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  13. Lovely post for the sky-theme!

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  14. What a lovely place, thanks for sharing. Beautiful photos.

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  15. Such glorious shots with a special spring light!

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  16. the first photo is so beautiful! fabulous framing on the 2nd shot. have a great weekend!

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