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Virgantal Valley...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 18 August 2013 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

...west of Matrei in Ostirol, Austria; what an incredibly beautiful and memorable spot this was!

Out of every earth day, make a little bit of heaven.
-Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Sunday blessings.

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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Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Oh this is stunning Judy, a wonderful image of a beautiful view

18 Aug 2013 7:08am

@Doug: Thank you, Doug.

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Beautifull view.

18 Aug 2013 7:52am

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

'The hills are alive....with the sound of music....' Humming to myself as I soak in this beauty!:)

18 Aug 2013 8:32am

@tyan: How I would have loved to just stay there for the day, soaking in the changes in the light in the mountains!

Don from Spokane, United States

What a wonderful and very picturesque scene. The little chapel adds so much to enhance the scene. Very well done.

18 Aug 2013 2:44pm

@Don: Thank you, Don ... thought you might enjoy this on a Sunday. ;D

Abena from Illinois, United States

Gorgeous!! I love the cascading lines and the 'v' form together with the roads meandering and the shapes. It sure does look memorable, great!

18 Aug 2013 3:05pm

@Abena: Put the Tyrolean Alps on your 'bucket list' Abena ... you will not be disappointed.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love the rolling landscape - what a perfect spot for the church.

18 Aug 2013 3:34pm

@Ruthiebear: While not an overly religious people, these small chapels and shrines were ever present.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

It is truly a little slice of visual heaven. Thanks for this wonderful image today, Eric. Blessings.

18 Aug 2013 8:56pm

@Viewfinder: Thanks, Glenn; I'll agree on the "little slice of visual heaven" but I have to take issue with being called "Eric" ... <big grin>

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

such a classic Austrian scenery! wonderfully composed - the chapel looks like it was just meant to be there from the beginning! superb shot!

19 Aug 2013 1:53am

@DarkElf: Thank you so much ... I am happy you enjoyed this scan of an old photograph!

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

THIS looks like " a little bit of Heaven"!

19 Aug 2013 6:48am

@Japanalia: It truly was.

L'angevine from Angers, France


19 Aug 2013 7:23am

Juliana from Bourges, France

I love this kind of landscape! Well done!

19 Aug 2013 8:53pm

Maria from California, United States

Heavenly Judy! :)

19 Aug 2013 11:13pm

franz from Baden, Austria

those valleys can certainly warm one's heart ...

20 Aug 2013 11:22am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Terrific view Judy, and the little church perched there on a small spit of land is.........well........risky :-)

22 Aug 2013 12:56pm