So where's the snow?

Muddling through in Austria; God, life and a small black dog


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Weekly Photo Challenge:Infinite

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I love shots through arches and doors and windows, so here’s two.

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I guess its a form of infinity, sorry if one is a repeat!

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/photo-challenge-infinite/


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Unlucky Lessach???

I have earlier blogged about deathograms, or what is called Kleindenkmals in the Lungau.  This is where a tragedy has occurred and a small picture and a verse are mounted on a pole with places for flowers – well you’ll see.  The pictures I used were all on the roads in Lessach, one of the Lungau valleys.  We recently walked further along the same road and found even more, which makes a total of 9  in about 2km.  Is is that the place is  unlucky or just the Lessachers are more into this, maybe a resident artist? There is a large Chapel on the entrance to the valley asking in a typically Catholic fashion for St Christopher to allow a safe passage through the valley…………

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This one is dated 1881, and the guy fell off the mountain, quite graphic details here!

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This one is 1991, and a tractor fell on this man.

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This one is 1856, quite typical, someone working alone in the forest and a tree falls on him.

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This one is 1896, and a hunter was found dead, you can see the naughty gams (or chamois) that may have caused it lurking in the background.

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This is 1985, a hunter tragically died. This is added to the other four in the post below!  Just what’s going on here????????????

https://annarashbrook.wordpress.com/2012/08/17/travel-challengemerge/


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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

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Fleeting moments as a storm rushes through one summer evening. Fleeting maybe too much of a gentle word!

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The destruction of the garden was heartbreaking but it eventually recovered.

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http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/weekly-photo-challenge-fleeting/


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Weekly Photo Challenge: A day in my life

One of my favourite ways to spend a day, having a ‘Stadt bummel’.  Dave and I took a day out just to wander around a new town, explore a bit of Austria. A real stress buster away from the grey and melting snow!

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/photo-challenge-day-in-the-life/


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Weekly Photo Challenge; Beyond

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Don’t you just want to follow the track into the beyond? One of my favourite places, Schoenfeld, just  over the border of the Lungau.

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/01/18/weekly-photo-challenge-beyond/


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Travel Challenge; Near and Far

This made me think of the episode of Father Ted ( don’t know whether it made it to the USA)  where Dougal has to be told that the cow is small because it is far away…………so I’ve got a a horse shot!

Ok, I can’t resist it, these cows are large because they are ……………

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2012/09/07/weekly-photo-challenge-near-and-far/