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Exactly in your backyard!

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What is behind your fences? I couldn’t resist giving it a look …

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Gardens and chairs …

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Chairs and tables … and other fences:

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Chained fences, both iron and plastic ones.

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And finally: houses. Now, what might be inside these houses ?

This is how sun sets in Switzerland

Despite the sun still high,

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when the longest shadow reaches the middle of the lake

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It is time for setting head to a safe harbour.

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All the shades of green and blue that adorned the day

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rapidly turn into black and white on the lake surface,

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while the sky warms up a last time before darkness.

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That’s the moment when the steam wheels sail off Lucerne

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drive in line through the strait of the lake

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and pay a visit there, where this country was born on August 1, 1291.

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… and only by then the first fires are started to fight the long, Alpine night.

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All pictures shot with D800 + 70-200 VR-II / 16-35 f/4; click to enjoy them full screen.

The night sky over Brunnen fires: a night on the Swiss Alps with D800

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After a 5-hour-long hike up-and-down from Stoos to Fronalpstock with camera-tele-50mm-wideangle-tripod on my back …

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… the night of the 1st of August covered the sky and the peaks of Rigi and Pilatus and the Mythen and the lake boats with fire…

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Wood-fire and fireworks in a night enlighten by the Milky Way.

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Up there, through Scorpio to down there on Lake Lucerne, billions of fires turned on.

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What a show the night sky on the Alps… watch it at least once in your life…

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