Saturday, July 31, 2010

Lucerne

This is the Chapel bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland. It is a very old wooden bridge. The colourful flowers all along both sides of the bridge made the old bridge look fabulous!

Friday, July 30, 2010

So curious!

The other day I posted this little car and caravan that came to our camping. Well it looked so fanatastic that as soon as the owner parked the car and caravan, people came from everywhere to take a look (including me!). We all wanted to look inside the caravan. Amazing: the owner really sleeps in it!He anticipated all curiosity by putting this sign on the inside of the door. It says that you have to put 0,10 Swiss frans in the box for every photo taken! LOL!

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ferries on the Vierwaldstättersee

Ferries take people between places on the Vierwaldstättersee. They all carry the Swiss flag as you can see very well on the picture above. This picture is taken one afternoon on the boulevard in Lucerne when the weather was slowly turning dark and rainy. Picture below is taken on a nice sunny day from our camping in Merlischachen.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Time to relax

Walking over the boulevard in Luzern I noted these budha's. They looked so relaxed and the seats behind looked very inviting!

Monday, July 26, 2010

T-shirt

LOL this guy's t-shirt was saying what our cupboard showed us just a few days before our Swiss holiday was over! He was moving on to Germany and we were moving on to France for our last holidays.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Mythen

So beautiful and peaceful up there.
In the background you can see the tops of the small and big Mythen mountains.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Suspension bridge

In Sattel a skywalk opened a few weeks ago and we went on it: 374 m pedestrian suspension bridge. Above is as far as I dared to go so I walked over the road and took a look from the valley side to see it hanging above the abyss!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Going up and down

With these colourful cabins we went up and down the Mostelberg near Sattel in Switzerland.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Wordless Wednesday - Camping

Coffee with Rüeblischnitte

Mmmm yummy, coffee with carrot cake in Switzerland, on a warm evening near the Vierwaldstättersee.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Ferries in Basel

In Basel these little ferries really amazed us as the current pushes the boat across the river! The ferries are attached by a cable to a block that rides along another cable that spans the river at a height of ca. 25 meters.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Snowy tops

Very clear view from the camping over the Vierwaldstättersee. In the distance we can even see the snowy tops of the Eiger, the Mönch and the Jungfrau.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Frescos in Tell's chapel

Ah there it is Tell's chapel on the spot where the legend says William Tell escaped from the boat of bailiff Gessler. Sitting in front of the chapel with lovely frescos inside depicting scenes of the legend.

Shadows on big white pots

This weeks shadows I captured while on holiday in Bingen, Germany. Cycling along the Rhine boulevard I noted these big white pots filled with geraniums and casting lovely shadows on the pots!


Saturday, July 17, 2010

Trail to Tell's chapel

This trail leads to Tell's chapel on the border of the Urner Lake in Switzerland. A lovely walk in a beautiful environment!

Friday, July 16, 2010

Mount Pilatus

Mount Pilatus as seen from camping Vierwaldstättersee.

Astrid Chapel

This is the Astrid Chapel near Küssnacht am Rigi in Switzerland. It was built in memory of the popular Belgian Queen who died here in a car accident in 1935.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Beautiful view

View from camping Vierwaldstättersee in Merlischachen-Luzern, Switzerland.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Camping near the Rhine

View from a camping near the Rhine in Bingen, Germany.

Wordless Wednesday - Colourful candles

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Orange lilies

More beautiful lilies in our garden......

Yellow/reddish lilies

These tropical temperatures are perfect for beautiful flowers to flower abundantly in our garden. See here these yellow/reddish lilies.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Fruity and refreshing

Perfect weather for a fruity and refreshing drink!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Pendulum shadows

Where we live there are many antique stores selling all kinds of antiques. Walking around I noted this antique shop window where they sell parts of antique clocks. The different shadows of these pendulums for antique clocks caught my eye. Some pendulums are very simple, whereas others have delicate angel shapes on the pendulum self and even other pendulums have very decorative rods. The shadows show this very well.

Enjoy your Sunday! Over here in Holland we are enjoying a heat wave and again near tropic temperatures making you sweat without doing a thing! Orange is the colour and everybody is looking forward to this evening: the final match of the world cup 2010: Spain - Holland!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Old school lane

This morning I set off on my bike .......
while cycling the wind brought some relief from the heat.....
we're experiencing a period of near tropic temperatures here in Holland.....
unheard of and not very comfortable......
I cycled past this old school lane.....
passed it many a time by car but never took time to stop and take a picture.....A closer look at the sculptures ......
They look like a farmer and a woman to me.....
don't know why.....
have to see if I can find more about this old school lane .....

Friday, July 09, 2010

Pink

Holiday time..........
time to roam around and take leisure time.......
started my holidays with an early morning walk ......
of course my camera came along .......
and captured this row of pink flowers.Macro shot ...
showing the delicacy of this flower and different shades of pink....

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Up they go!

With better weather conditions on Wednesday evening the balloon did go up! I wasn't there but borrowed these photo's from my hubby. It was a fun sight to see the balloon go up and so close the balloon was enormous! Up they went ..... and enjoyed the ballooning trip!