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At the top of the world in Garmisch Germany, the Zugspitz Observatory.

Equipment used: Nikon D300, Nikkor 80-300 VR lens, gloves, boots, coat, hat, lolol…DANG cold up there!

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11 responses

  1. Beautiful!

    May 15, 2012 at 1:56 am

    • Thank you! You may actually have to click on the image and look at it in high res to see the people on the observation deck (top right, near the dome), but this place is absolutely breathtaking! In my earlier posts I display an image of an old barn with two mountain peaks in the background. This image was shot from those two peaks and looking right back down to the place where I had been standing to take that shot…it is the large black area at the center of this image..the valley below in Garmisch!

      May 15, 2012 at 9:40 am

  2. Just stunning.. I love that it’s black and white.. makes everything seem even chillier this morning!

    May 15, 2012 at 8:03 am

    • Much appreciated Smidge! The wind was just HOWLING up there! Oh, and as a side note…in that observatory (top right…the dome), there is a 4 star restaraunt…and they serve gourmet coffee and also German and Swiss chocolate delights! It does work up an appetite just getting up there to it though…lolol!

      May 15, 2012 at 9:35 am

  3. Very nice! This very much reminds me of Mt Schilthorn in the Jungfraujoch region of Switzerland.

    May 15, 2012 at 10:46 am

    • The Swiss Alps is def on my list of places I am hoping to travel and photograph! This location in Germany is truly magical for me, now I am hoping ti pack and travel to Switzerland! Thanks for the visit and the comments!

      May 15, 2012 at 11:38 am

  4. Amazing…I’ll start wishing now 🙂

    May 16, 2012 at 12:43 am

    • And I do hope each and every one of your wishes come true Robyn!

      May 19, 2012 at 8:30 pm

      • 🙂 Thank you Stan – you are so kind! RL

        May 19, 2012 at 10:56 pm

  5. OMG!

    May 19, 2012 at 6:58 pm

    • I do hope that was a good OMG and not a bad one Resa! lololol..thank you!

      May 19, 2012 at 8:30 pm

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