Rigi Hochflue Alpine Flowers

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With the beautiful Alps just outside the door step, I hiked up to the Rigi Hochflue on Sunday, so I can share pictures of alpine flowers at 1698 m (click to enlarge):

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Ice Flowers

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Waiting in the cold in the early morning can have an aesthetic aspect:

Ice Flowers

Ice Flowers

When ice builds beautiful structures on glass we call it ‘Eis Blume‘ (‘Ice Flowers’). In the past this happened on the windows in unheated buildings. These days it is a rare species with all the heated building. This one is more like snow flakes building up nice structures. With the sun coming up in the background their beauty will be gone very soon….

Happy Icing .-)