Despite the sun still high,
when the longest shadow reaches the middle of the lake
It is time for setting head to a safe harbour.
All the shades of green and blue that adorned the day
rapidly turn into black and white on the lake surface,
while the sky warms up a last time before darkness.
That’s the moment when the steam wheels sail off Lucerne
drive in line through the strait of the lake
and pay a visit there, where this country was born on August 1, 1291.
… and only by then the first fires are started to fight the long, Alpine night.
All pictures shot with D800 + 70-200 VR-II / 16-35 f/4; click to enjoy them full screen.