White on white

By: Louk Vreeswijk

Jan 20 2013


Category: Europe, Switzerland


The bathtub in the snow reveals that we are here on a mountain pasture in winter. The cows are in their shed down in the valley. The marmots are hibernating in their holes underground. And the people have closed their summer chalets and have moved to their homes lower down.

Taveyanne in winter sleep, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, 2001

The virgin blanket of snow has thoroughly changed the atmosphere of the landscape. As far as the eye can see there is whiteness, brightness. Silence reigns.

Photo of the week: Chesières, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, 2004

2 comments on “White on white”

  1. erg mooi Louk !! Dank


  2. […] showed Taveyanne in the Swiss Alps already before on my blog, then also snowbound but from a distance and in another […]


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