Wednesday, January 12, 2011

REMEMBERING THE SNOW

Petit Veyrier 1.1 bis
The last time it snowed was just before Christmas. Although only a thin layer covered the ground nature looked magical and dreamlike. This blanket of white transforms the landscapes and brings calm in our hearts. Suddenly you feel as if in a contemplative reverie and life seems much more enjoyable.

Unfortunately the weather has changed lately and I feel very nostalgic when I think ab
out snow-covered sceneries and the exhalirating snowfalls we had in November and December. All this appears not to be real now that the days are depressingly grey, boringly uniform and we are experiencing warm weather as well as continuous rain...

Here are a few clicks which I took just before Xmas. The area you see is not far from my home (10 minutes). On this very day, it was bitter cold, but the sun was shining bright. A frosty and beautiful winter day, just as I like them!

Petit Veyrier 6.2 bis

Petit Veyrier 5.1 bis

Petit Veyrier 2.1 bis

Petit Veyrier 4.1 bis

Petit Veyrier 3.1 bis

57 comments:

  1. Wow, here I am first to comment. I don't think this has happened before because I am always late. Envious, envious, envious :)

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  2. Love the last one in particular, I wish I could have a few days like this...but being in SOuthern california...it is not happening

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  3. Rosa, I like snow, but we've had so much of it lately that I have been wishing it away.


    Enter your wintry photos, and suddenly, I have a new appreciation for the lovely, white stuff.

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  4. Beautiful as always, I love snows but hate cold wheater...brrrr ;)

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  5. Moi qui adore l'hiver.. je suis sous le charme..

    Bonne soirée ma belle Rosa XX

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  6. What lovely and nice pictures Rosa!! gloria

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  7. Je suis séduite... par ces paysages... comment ne pas se souvenir... at aussi par les mince-pies absolument divins... Bises à bientôt

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  8. There is no word to describe the beauty of your breathtaking photographs !

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  9. Nice pictures. We did not get a lot of snow yet here in Ottawa. I love snow.

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  10. Die alten Ruten der Weinstöcke sind so hübsch.

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  11. Nous ne sommes qu'en janvier. Elle pourrait bien revenir, tu ne crois pas?

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  12. Beautiful photos! I love the last one especially. I love winter because the snow covers up all the ugly and makes the world look fresh and clean. :)

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  13. Breathtaking, as always, Rosa!

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  14. Rosa, the photos are awesome...absolutely gorgeous!

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  15. Snow does make winter lovely! Love that shot of the mountains in the distance.

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  16. It is so amazing that you have snow when we are having such warm weather! :)

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  17. It looks beautiful there to me, Rosa, but I know what you described all too well. I'm waiting for the days to get less dreary and boring here too;-) Spring will be very welcomed...

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  18. Beautiful pictures! Snow does make everything look so pretty. We are covered in about two feet of it here, and I love every inch of it:)

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  19. What have you been cooking these days?

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  20. Always love your pictures Rosa...they are ethereal! Off to explore the forbidden mince pies now!

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  21. Beautiful photos Rosa! Send some snow here is hot :)

    All the best,

    Gera

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  22. We still have tons of snow on the ground. Great for photos!

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  23. What gorgeous photos! Snow has melted here too and while that is a good thing for the traffic jams it did look so much better with a white blanket...

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  24. I love gazing upon your snow scenes, the last image is beautifully composed and striking with the red vines.

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  25. Lovely, Rosa. And that last photo with the reds against the grey, black and white is striking.

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  26. I miss snow too. Just imagine how I feel now that I'm in a place where snow is as rare as a martian invasion. I love the pictures!

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  27. Ne t'inquiete pas, ca va revenir, l'hiver n'est pas fini. Et je ne suis pas du tout pressee je dois dire, meme si c'etait tres tres beau - comme le montre tes si belles photos.

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  28. Your photos are so beautiful.
    Thank you for giving me the chance to experience snow. I don't think we will be able to get to the mountains this year.

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  29. beautiful snowy photos :) the second one especially, i think it's my favorite.

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  30. beautiful, beautiful snow photos. i wish i could send you some of the snow i'm having here. ;-)

    paz

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  31. Beautiful pictures, Rosa!
    We had snow during Christmas too and after that .. NOTHING! I was so disappointed, unlike many, I like the peace that settles with the white soft snow blanketing the ground, feels like winter!
    Thankfully we had snow 2 days ago and I'm happy :)

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  32. I can see why you are craving that gorgeous snow! Hopefully some will come your way again soon to brighten up all that grey :) xo

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  33. je suis prise par la poésie de ces photos.

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  34. I love the pictures Rosa.You have made the same snow look so different in each one.awesome work.

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  35. Stunning shots Rosa.I miss not having snow down here in South Florida :(

    US Masala

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  36. Such gorgeous photos, Rosa! I hope you get some more snow soon!

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  37. I am very happy that you never lose a chance to click down all this beautiful moment & beathtaking pictures to share with us. Thank you again.
    Cheers, Kristy

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  38. Stunning pictures!
    The January weather is pretty mild here....no snow at all...very strange.

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  39. Hello Rosa!

    I happened upon your blog in a quest for a recipe for Gâteau à la Crème. Yum... your recipe looks perfect! I posted a link to your blog on my own blog today. I hope that is ok with you. I gave you all the credit, naturally.

    http://gallimaufrylife.blogspot.com/

    I'm quite glad to have found your blog!

    Allison

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  40. 'Remembering' the snow? Come to NYC and remember it again, we have plenty to go around..lol Seriously, gorgeous photos, Rosa, and to kill two birds with one stone, your mince tartlets look amazing!

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  41. C'est magnifique Rosa, des photos presque hors du temps :-) Bises

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  42. I really do adore all these photos, winter is my favorite time of year, and it's such a romantic season too... even the simple subtleties...

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  43. What gorgeous scenery you live by! Seriously breath-taking!

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  44. Amazing photos, such a beautiful moments should be cherished...

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  45. Where I live, we FINALLY got a snowstorm on Monday and have had that beautiful blanket of snow on the ground all week. It's been nice and I am enjoying it while it lasts, it might be the only one this winter!

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  46. That last photo is my favorite, beautiful shot! Well composed and the colors are lovely.

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  47. beautiful pics, we have no snow here so I welcome any pretty pic

    sweetlife

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  48. Beautiful photos! Most of our snow is currently grey and dirty. :(

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  49. I was just up in the snow at Yosemite. Was breath-taking, as are your photos here.

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  50. Your photographs are amazing!

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  51. Rosa...There's always something unique about the moments you capture.
    Love the appearance of the infinite fence and of course the breathtaking and striking red vines ;o)

    Ciao,
    Claudia

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