Thursday, 14 August 2008

Swimming into the Sunset








Down by the Blue Danube
At sunset

One fine August evening
Kaisermühlen
22nd District





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30 comments:

  1. Very nice photographs. I like the one at the bottom with the people in it.

    Nice photography.

    Abraham

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  2. Beautiful shots.

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  3. I like the lone swimmer who has the river all to himself. It looks very peaceful and very cold!

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  4. abraham lincoln,
    thank you!
    I found the scene with the people watching the sunset quite enchanting.

    Ilandavita,
    thank you! :-)

    julie,
    isn't it amazing that one can swim in the Danube river, just like that? There were more swimmers out there, downriver. Yes, peaceful it was, but not cold at all. It was a very hot day's end, and the water temperature is quite comfortable this time of the year!

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  5. I got to go back to the Danube! Great set! Happy weekend!

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  6. Breathtaking, especially that last one!

    I've been enjoying Montale's poetry this afternoon and ordered myself his translated "Collected Poems". Thank you for the introduction!

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  7. looks like fun and cool sunset.

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  8. lovely photos...
    swimmers in the danube? i'd never have thought although it makes sense...

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  9. Great blog. Beautiful pictures.
    I can tell that you have worked with your photos and become an avid self learner.
    You really encouraged me with your comment in Debbies post.
    We were in Vienna on the Blue Danube River Cruise in May. Took the river tour with A~ROSA. Fantastic.

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  10. Great photos! Wonderful shots and so inspiring! Well done!

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  11. These really are very beautiful images.

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  12. It is areat time of day for photos--and for a swim on a hot day.

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  13. A great set of picture.. thatmust have been so refreshing..

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  14. wonderful pictures! lovely use of light and shade!

    Do check out my Independence Day SkyWatch post here

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  15. mirage2g,
    oh yes, the Danube is always a great place to visit! A wonderful weekend to you too. :-)

    willow,
    thank you! :-)
    I am so thrilled I could introduce you to Eugenio Montale, and wish you many pleasant hours with his poetry. :-)

    M.de LLama,
    no, but I wished!
    It was after a very hot day, when I stopped there on my way home. :-)

    tommy v,
    I was very tempted to jump in myself! ;-)

    juliana,
    there are several bathing establishments along the good old Danube, luring you to stop and play. Or swim, for that matter. ;-)

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  16. Marg,
    I read about your bike ride along the Danube, I hope I will follow in your tracks before autumn slides into winter.

    kelly,
    thank you! :-)

    babooshka,
    thank you! :-)

    kartney,
    I agree on both counts! :-)

    old wom tigley,
    yes, thank you!
    I was only observing, still,
    I felt refreshed afterwards. ;-)

    magiceye,
    thank you,
    I will be right over! :-)

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  17. These are works of art, Merisi!

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  18. Is it you who swim? Nice shots for SWF. Nice weekend to you:)

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  19. Lovely job! You certainly know your way around a camera! The top picture looks like a huge bird spreading its wings...
    hugs
    Sandi

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  20. WHat a lovely series of shots. I especially like the first and last.

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  21. Nicely done...gorgeous images. A perfect location for "picnic" ...have a great weekend Merisi

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  22. The bottom picture of the dissipating cumulonimbus is fabulous.

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  23. Beautiful photos you've got there!

    Have a great weekend!
    Nita

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  24. I love these. And the post below is beautiful, as well!

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  25. Wonderful pictures!

    www.thequietone.net

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  26. sandycarlson,
    thank you :-)

    randi,
    thank you,
    and a wonderful weekend to you too! :-)

    sandi mcbride,
    rather large wings,
    I can see them too. ;-)

    dee dee,
    oh yes, a picnic there would have been lovely. A wonderful weekend to you too! :-)

    Maalie,
    thank you for the information! :-)

    Nita,
    thank you! :-)

    Amy,
    thank you,
    same to you! :-)

    Amy and Cathy,
    thank you both! :-)

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  27. Wien ia eineentzueckende Stadt. Kann etwas romantischer sein als Mozart unter'm Regenschirm?
    Die Wolken mit Licht dahinter sind wunderschoen und die Donau bei dem Licht laesst mich sprachlos.

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  28. Sorry, I’m a little late because I was sailing this weekend.
    So I stop by and say thank you for a nice SWF.

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