Really awesome shots Merisi. Love the kids "walking" on water.Happy New Year friend.Sue
Oh my gosh! The ice is thicker in Vienna than it is in my part of Canada! All the best in 2009!
Your pictures are stunning. The ice does look like water and the picture of the children really catches the eye. Our ice is not clear like this and is snow covered anyway...no mistaking it for water. Happy New Year.
Great Shots! I love the one with children "walking on the water surface" COOL!
I had to look twice to see the ice, it just looks like water, what great photos.Gill in Canada
Great photos,perfect!!Happy SWF and Happy New Year 2009!
Wunderschöne Fotos! Das Licht ist fantastisch!Happy New Year!
Absolutely stunning! And the kids just make it perfect! What fun! Hope you had a great day -- looks like it! Have a very Happy New Year! Thanks for sharing!
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Oh, it looks so cold and grey but there is a beauty to it. Joann
Absolutely stunning pictures, Merisi. I too had to look twice at the children skating on the 'water'A good new year to yu and yours.
Remind me of a song...walk on water. Lovely photographs! Happy new year!
Lovely series of photos.
These are great! Great memories being made here too!
That must be some thick ice. I was surprised to see the kids on it as it's so smooth and clear. Awesome sun rays and reflections. Great captures.Welcome to 2009!
nice pics . happy new year!
WOW! You had me fooled. That so doesn't look like ice. Wait...maybe those are very special kids who can walk on water?
The ice is so shiny that it looks like liquid, and like the others, I was amazed at the kids "walking on water." Wonderful.
Lovely soothing grays and silvers. Love it! Hope you ushered in the New Year with peace and happiness.
Amasing pictures, I really love the one of the kids!Happy picture taking in the new year!
Beautiful series. The ice looks so clear that I'm surprised it's thick enough for kids to play on. That's such a wonderful shot, but the last one is my favorite. Happy New Year.
Beautiful.Ice skating has been very popular here this Christmas, at least the first part of the holidays untill it started to snow heavily. Marta has been out, but I must confess it is many hears since I wore my skates.
Wonderful shots of a pure winter wonderland. Yhe children running on a perfect mirror are delightful.
I have thoroughly enjoyed catching up on your blog. Such beautiful and evocative pictures, and witty commentary.Nice to see those children playing on the ice but I hope they are aware of the danger of thin ice caused by swimming animals.
Thank you, thank you, thank you,for all your kind comments,I enjoy reading them and promise to get back to all of you,after January 6th, when the last of my visitors leaves and I shall have a little bit more time!A very Happy New Year to all of you!
All beautiful but there's something about the third photograph that is particularly appealing to me. It's enigmatic!Enjoyed your series of 6 days of Christmas. I wish you a very Happy 2009.- celine http://indicainq8.wordpress.com
What wonderful photography! Never miss your posts. Wishing you a wonderful New Year from Maine.
The light in these pictures is unlike any that we have here. Wondering about the time of day these photos were taken.Your prior two posts are also spectacular views of this time of year. Your eye has such a range, can see so much beauty, whimsy, fun, and also peaceful eternal truth.I so look forward to returning here in this fine new year. xo
Your sky photos are absolutely beautiful. My kids would have so much fun sliding at your ice!
Magical! Makes me remember being 5years old and skating on a pond at West Point, New York with my mom....something we don't get to do in Texas :D~Allie
Happy New Year Merisi! Is that you skittering about on the ice?Travels for 2009 have already started. Just got back from Spain after visiting younger daughter!
Beautiful peek at your corner of the world...and surprisingly, found nature alive and mysteriously captured. Happy New Year!
Happy New Year, Merisi.I wish you have a cheerful and exciting 2009!
Wow! Reflections on ice.Hope you have a happy and blessed 2009 Merisi. Barbara
My goodness. Your ice is already strong enough to walk on. Actually I could have today gone out for a walk on the sea but it looked too slippery so I stayed on dry land. Before this it has been just too weak. I absolutely adore that last shot of yours. It just is so beautiful.Happy 2009 and be aware of weak ice.
I love the first picture.Coming from south india, I miss ice and snow..it looks beautiful but must be freezing cold - happy new year :)
Beautiful photos, but looks very cold there.
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