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Nel blu dipinto di blu

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From the blue sky of Pilatus Kulm …

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… down towards the Vierwaldstättersee.

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Then by gondola above the woods,

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back to the flatland …

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… back to Lucerne and the blue of its Roiss river.

This is the end of the Golden Round Trip started with a cruise and a cogwheel train.

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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.

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