Winter at Samerberg

Holzmann/Samerberg at sunset

Today, I joined our local star boys for a while and went with them to knock on some doors…

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Winter is coming: view above Friesing towards Hochries

New Year 2017 is going to be legendary!

May the year be brighter than the one gone by; enveloped in goodness and wellbeing; bliss and endowments.

Carol singers as custom that still subsists at Samerberg

Girls and boys are actively engaged in their free time as carol singers, collecting donations for suffering people in developing countries. With chalk they write the letters C M B on the front door of each house to bless the entryway. It stands for Christus Mansionem Benedicat, the Latin words meaning, may Christ bless this home. Every year around Epiphany the catholic church does this campaign: groups of children dress up as the Three Magi and their entourage. They are then blessed at church and sent out to visit houses, sing their songs, bring the blessing to the houses, and collect donations for charity.  Continue Reading…

Blowing in the new Year at Samerberg

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Hoarfrost at Samerberg

Winter can be harsh but cold temperatures have made some beautiful sights at Samerberg. Hoar frost occurs when soft ice crystals form on any object that has cooled below the freezing mark. Water vapour in the below-freezing air condenses directly to ice when cooled on contact with cool surfaces. It can sometimes be so thick that it looks like snow.

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Autumn and winter at Samerberg

View from Samerberg towards Nußdorf

I wanted to take you with me on a recent landscape shoot along a local hiking path …
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