A short stop on the way through Bad Wiessee located halfway down Tegernsee, offers the opportunity to view the entire lake. South towards the Wallberg mountain and across the lake sits the town of Tegernsee.
A thin sheet of ice covers the surface of the water. This isn’t a place as such, the bridge spanning the Sylvensteinsee offers stunning views towards the distant Karwendel range. The see was created as a dam in the upper Isar valley to prevent the river Isar running dry in the summer months, now it… Read More
Just a sort drive through the mountains to Achensee in Austria, this is a very scenic place in summer but when the sun shines in the middle of January it’s not a bad place to be. This was taken on the shore line in Pertisau just as the sun was going to disappear behind the mountains… Read More
On a winters day with a clear blue sky, the Herzogstand rises above the Walchensee mountain lake. Taken from the south side of the lake, the weather was so warm I sat on the beach at just took in the panorama of the surrounding mountains. A tranquil place at the best of times, in winter… Read More
After yesterdays warm weather the snow has returned covering these stone circles on the banks of the river Isar with a light covering of fresh snow. This maze was put together in the summer months and is part of a number of stone artwork along this part of the river. A rise in the river… Read More
Closed up for the winter, the boathouse on Walchensee sits alone on the North shore, the peaks of the Herzogstand rise up in the background. The stormy winds which blew through last night have cleared the trees of the snow, today is a strangely warm 15 degrees.
The cold waters of the Tratenbach flow from the mountains down towards the river Isar. This is from a bridge crossing the stream on the way up to Denk Alm, above Lenggries.
Sunlight hits the top of Geierstein, shadows fall over the frozen lake at Hohenberg.