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Altausee sky divers...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 31 July 2013 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio. landing, one changing, and many packing up their gear.

January 1st is around the corner, along with an end to my daily posts, at least for now.
Dementia is so debilitating and Hubby needs more of my time.


* Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." ... <)))><
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Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

And all of them very brave !

31 Jul 2013 6:43am

@Nigel: Yes, I agree, especially when the updrafts and currents whip around and between all the mountains.

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

I'll bet that was fun to watch

31 Jul 2013 6:48am

@Doug: It was, both from the ground and then from a nearby mountain.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A superb composition of the scene ! Beautiful ! Thank you Judy. The moroccan food is one of the best in the world ! I came back living in France now .

31 Jul 2013 9:13am

@Mhelene: Thank you ... I'm happy I could see and hear about the moroccan food.

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

It's very odd how the paragliding kites feel so modern, yet the bikes look so ancient :-)

31 Jul 2013 9:47am

@Curly: I agree ... some things don't change much ... and others do completely!

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Whoops! I bet you didn't expect to see that (the changing) when taking that beautiful panoramic shot!!

31 Jul 2013 6:30pm

@Steven: Ha, ha ... how right you are, Steven. I didn't even see it until I saw the image on the computer. ;D

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

This looks like it was a delightful event to watch.

31 Jul 2013 8:35pm

@Ruthiebear: Absolutely phenomenal, Ruthie, and unforgettable!

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Nice mountains in the background here.

1 Aug 2013 2:31am

@B. Thomas: I agree; mountains were 'everywhere' ... ;D

Abena from Illinois, United States

That certainly is some exposure! Lovely images Judy! The scenes are both beautiful and impressive.

1 Aug 2013 2:39am

@Abena: Ha, ha ... thanks, Abena. I just love the way the proper pronunciation of your name rolls off my tongue. ;D

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

It may be fun for those that have mastered the technical part of the game! If you are not good at it, you better forget about it! I have seen documetaries made by a professional paraglider, from above, and even he had troubles at times with winds and currents!

1 Aug 2013 6:10am

@Japanalia: It was a lot of fun to *watch* ... but I've never been tempted to do it myself. <grin>

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

It is interesting to see how much the aircraft have changed in the meantime. Greetings from Tyrol by Sonja !

2 Aug 2013 10:11am

@Loner: Thank you ... I have no idea what that change has been.

franz from Baden, Austria

i bet they would still be around if you visited today ... ;-)

2 Aug 2013 6:58pm

@franz: The area allows for such wonder flight in and among the mountains, so I expect they would be. ;D

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

What a beautiful place for the sport!

4 Aug 2013 3:51am

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

what an adventure! Too bad I never had the guts for such sport, but I would love to watch!:)

5 Aug 2013 1:00pm

@tyan: We thoroughly enjoyed watching, but wouldn't do it either. ;D