November 2, 2007
Hinter Rhine Reflections 1
Hinter Rhine Reflections 2
The Rhine River is one of the longest and most important rivers in Europe at 1,320 kilometres. The Rhine’s origins are in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Graubünden, where its two main initial tributaries are called Vorderrhein and Hinterrhein.
In these two images we see the rock walls of the Rofflaschlucht (Roffla Gorge) reflected in a calm pool of glacier water of the Hinterrhein. Both photographs are available as Fine Art Giclée prints by clicking in the individual images or the link below the photo.
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All the photographs featured here are from the book “Switzerland in View – A Photographic Essay” that can be purchased at www.stolenshadows.com.
October 29, 2007
The rail viaduct over the Landwasser River in Switzerland is a 65m high and 136m long six-arched curved single-tracked viaduct high in the Alps. Built 1902 it is possibly one of the most famous railway viaducts in the world. When approaching the viaduct the train travels through the Landwasser tunnel. It had to be built by starting at the end of the tunnel.
The construction of the viaduct is impressive for two reasons:
1. Materials had to be transported to this remote mountain site before construction could begin.
2. The height of the arches meant that traditional building techniques could not be used and new techniques had to be developed.
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October 23, 2007
Lake Maggiore jagged banks are surrounded by the Prealps of Piedmont and Lombardy. The most northerly section extends thirteen kilometres into Switzerland, where it constitutes the lowest point above sea-level in that entire country.
The climate is mild in both summer and winter, producing Mediterranean vegetation, with beautiful gardens growing rare and exotic plants.
The Piazza in Ascona is right on the lake making it a beautiful place for a leisurely stroll. In this photo we see colorful boats on the blue Mediterranean like water of the lake .
Continue to watch for more images from “Switzerland In View – A Photographic Essay” which can be purchased here.
Also, all the images are available as fine art prints, just click on the photo or here. Other photographs by Daniel Kazor can been seen and purchased at www.stolenshadows.com.
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