Mystery Death of a Snail

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It can be the small things which can make me wonder. While hiking up a trail up to a mountain, a snail in the middle of a tree trunk had my attention. A beautiful coiled shell!

Snail on a trunk

Snail on a trunk

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Weissdorn/Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

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I like the Crataegus or ‘Hawthorn’. The small white flowers of the white variant are not really spectacular alone, but together they build a beautiful ensemble:

Weissdorn

Weissdorn (click to enlarge)

The Hawthorn provides food and shelter for many birds. And according to legends, they are associated with fairies.

Happy Flowering 🙂

Dandelion, Snow and Mythen

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The long Easter Weekend has its benefits, beside of preparing lecture material and writing up geeky technology articles :-). I love that view with meadows sprinkled with all the Dandelion, and the snow-covered mountains in the back. Back on the left the peaks of the Mythen.

Mythen Panorama

Talkessel Schwyz (click to enlarge)

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