European Alps: Gallery

Here you will find copies of the best photos from my blog entries featuring the European Alps. If you are thinking of visiting the Alps I hope these pics will give you some ideas of scenic places to visit. For maximum detail just click on any photo to see a higher definition version. If you wish to share these photos please make sure you include the identifier for this site (e.g. © ChrisDuggleby.com).

I have also prepared galleries from South Africa and the English Countryside (to visit them just click on the green text). Please let me know if you have any comments or recommendations. You will find more information about the photos in my blog (just use the search function with the location/subject name written beneath each picture).

Chris Duggleby

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

While you enjoy the gallery why not listen to the play list from my album of modern classics  ‘Electro Baroque‘ (also available on iTunes using the link here)?

or if you prefer to try my slightly more upbeat electronic album ‘Studio Valiumm‘ here are the videos (also on iTunes using the link here):

More info about my music is at the dedicated website www.TRANSFORMATES.com

European Alps Gallery

View of Schloss Neubeuern coming from the Austrian border

View of Schloss Neubeuern coming from the Austrian border (Click on pics for higher definition)

View of the square of Neubeuern market village overlooked by the castle or schloss

View of the square of Neubeuern market village overlooked by the castle or schloss

Anyone surprised why Neubeuern was voted as Germany's most beautiful village?

Anyone surprised why Neubeuern was voted as Germany’s most beautiful village?

Next to the church another ornate Neubeuern building in bloom

Next to the church another ornate Neubeuern building in bloom

Turning the corner I discover yet another pretty restaurant in Neubeuern

Turning the corner I discover yet another pretty restaurant in Neubeuern

In between Neubeuern's many picturesque cafes and restaurants you can catch glimpses of the Alps

In between Neubeuern’s many picturesque cafes and restaurants you can catch glimpses of the Alps

The Neubeuern village church sits at the opposite side of the square to the schloss

The Neubeuern village church sits at the opposite side of the square to the schloss

Many of the Neubeuern buildings have interesting frescos

Many of the Neubeuern buildings have interesting frescos

The pretty hanging baskets match the colour from Schloss Neubeuern's hanging gardens

The pretty hanging baskets match the colour from Schloss Neubeuern’s hanging gardens

House with impressive wall paintings just inside the gate leading to Neubeuern village (southern Bavaria)

House with impressive wall paintings just inside the gate leading to Neubeuern village (southern Bavaria)

One of the two gateways (Tors) leading into the historical market village of Neubeuern in Bavaria

One of the two gateways (Tors) leading into the historical market village of Neubeuern in Bavaria

Close up full-frontal view of Schloss Neubeuern from the direction of the Austrian Tyrol

Close up full-frontal view of Schloss Neubeuern from the direction of the Austrian Tyrol

“Come-on giz a kiss” – Autumn horseplay near the Bavarian Alps

“Now be honest – does this hair style make me look like a horse? How about a bit more off the fringe?”

“Hey mister – who you pointing that big shiny thing at? Only nice horses are allowed in here”

Some horses just seem to know they are pretty

Some horses just seem to know they are pretty

Church on the opposite side of lake Schliersee in Autumn

Church on the opposite side of lake Schliersee in Autumn

View of the Schliersee church taken across lake Schliersee in Autumn

View of the Schliersee church taken across lake Schliersee in Autumn

Panoramic View of lake Schliersee from the lakeside path at the edge of the town of Schliersee in Bavaria

Panoramic View of lake Schliersee from the lakeside path at the edge of the town of Schliersee in Bavaria (Click on pics for higher definition)

Panoramic view of Lake Schliersee in Autumn - wunderschön auch im Herbst

Panoramic view of Lake Schliersee in Autumn – wunderschön auch im Herbst (Click on pics for higher definition)

View of Austrian Alps from the river Inn on the way to Schloss Neubeuern

View of Austrian Alps from the river Inn on the way to Schloss Neubeuern

Peterhof Weinstube one of the many colourful cafes in Bayrischzell on the Deutsche Alpen Strasse

Peterhof Weinstube one of the many colourful cafes in Bayrischzell on the Deutsche Alpen Strasse

St Margareth's Church at Bayrischzell built in 1733 with tower and altar from 1075

St Margareth’s Church at Bayrischzell built in 1733 with tower and altar from 1075

Road leading into Bayrischzell with the Wendelstain mountain in the background

Road leading into Bayrischzell with the Wendelstain mountain in the background

Wall fresco above the entrance to the Fire Brigade (Feuerwehr) in Bayrischzell off the Alpine Strasse

Wall fresco above the entrance to the Fire Brigade (Feuerwehr) in Bayrischzell off the Alpine Strasse

Feuerwehr Bayrischzell: The emblem on the Firestation wall.....serious jobs need serious art

Feuerwehr Bayrischzell: The emblem on the Firestation wall…..serious jobs need serious art

A Fire station with a difference in Bayrischzell on the German Alpine Strasse in Bavaria

A Fire station with a difference in Bayrischzell on the German Alpine Strasse in Bavaria

Achensee Lake landscape view from the south shore footpath on a rainy day

Achensee Lake landscape view from the south shore footpath on a rainy day (Click on pics for higher definition)

The southern Achensee lakeside walk is impressive even on a rainy day

The southern Achensee lakeside walk is impressive even on a rainy day

Achensee Lake northern shore's swimming area (on a rather quiet day)

Achensee Lake northern shore’s swimming area (on a rather quiet day)

Tyrolean hillside-living overlooking the Austrian Thiersee Alpine Lake

Tyrolean hillside-living overlooking the Austrian Thiersee Alpine Lake

Rowing Solo on the Thiersee Lake in the Austrian Tyrol

Rowing Solo on the Thiersee Lake in the Austrian Tyrol

Panoramic View of Thiersee Lake in the Austrian Tyrol

Panoramic View of Thiersee Lake in the Austrian Tyrol (Click on pics for higher definition)

Tree Fungus 15: close-up of Black Mountain gold seams near Bad Feilnbach

Tree Fungus 15: close-up of Black Mountain gold seams near Bad Feilnbach

Tree Fungus 12: Snow White Popcorn growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 12: Snow White Popcorn growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 11: Triple Deep Pan Pizza with extra topping growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest near Bad Feilnbach

Tree Fungus 11: Triple Deep Pan Pizza with extra topping growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest near Bad Feilnbach

Tree Fungus 10: Double Salami with Mozzarella Pizza tree growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 10: Double Salami with Mozzarella Pizza tree growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 8: Twin Blue Cheese Pizzas growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 8: Twin Blue Cheese Pizzas growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 7: Blue White Bavarian Flag Pizza growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 7: Blue White Bavarian Flag Pizza growing in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 6: Salami and Ice Cream growing on a tree in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 6: Salami and Ice Cream growing on a tree in the Schwarzenberg Forest

Tree Fungus 5: Bright red pizza from the Schwarzenberg Alpine Forest

Tree Fungus 5: Bright red pizza from the Schwarzenberg Alpine Forest

Tree Fungus 4 from the Schwarzenberg Forest above Bad Feilnbach in Bavaria

Tree Fungus 4 from the Schwarzenberg Forest above Bad Feilnbach in Bavaria

Tree Fungus 2 or natural Schwarzenberg Forest 'Pizza' from the Bavarian Mountains

Tree Fungus 2 or natural Schwarzenberg Forest ‘Pizza’ from the Bavarian Mountains

Fungus in the Schwarzenberg forest near Bad Feilnbach, Bavaria

Fungus in the Schwarzenberg forest near Bad Feilnbach, Bavaria

Butterfly 5 in the Schwarzenberg forest near Bad Feilnbach, Bavarian Voralpenland

Butterfly 5 in the Schwarzenberg forest near Bad Feilnbach, Bavarian Voralpenland

Butterfly 2 in the Schwarzenberg forest near Bad Feilnbach, Bavarian Voralpenland

Butterfly 2 in the Schwarzenberg forest near Bad Feilnbach, Bavarian Voralpenland

Cows grazing on the Alm or Alpine meadow near the summit of the Schwarzenberg Mountain in the Bavarian Voralpenland

Cows grazing on the Alm or Alpine meadow near the summit of the Schwarzenberg Mountain in the Bavarian Voralpenland

Cow eating grass on the meadow with her Cow Bell above Bad Feilnbach

Cow eating grass on the meadow with her Cow Bell above Bad Feilnbach

Cow showing off her Cow Bell on Plateau above Bad Feilnbach

Cow showing off her Cow Bell on Plateau above Bad Feilnbach

Trio of Cows with Cow Bells eating grass on Plateau above Bad Feilnbach

Trio of Cows with Cow Bells eating grass on Plateau above Bad Feilnbach

The view from my Alpine Office on a Spring day

The view from my Alpine Office on a Spring day

The sun sets over Bavaria's Schwarzenberg mountain and the Voralpenland

The sun sets over Bavaria’s Schwarzenberg mountain and the Voralpenland

We shout out

We shout out “hello deer” to Daphne and continue down to Bad Feilnbach for some local cuisine

After a friendly greeting it is time for Daisybell to deliver some of the famous Schwarzenberg milk

After a friendly greeting it is time for Daisybell to deliver some of the famous Schwarzenberg milk

Our dear old friend, the Schwarzenberg Cow, Daisybell drops by for a drink

Our dear old friend, the Schwarzenberg Cow, Daisybell drops by for a drink

Panorama photo of Wendelstein, Breitenstein, Voralpenland and Schwarzenberg Gipfel (or summit)

Panorama photo of Wendelstein, Breitenstein, Voralpenland and Schwarzenberg Gipfel (or summit) (Click on pics for higher definition)

Osterbach on the way to Thalhäusl from Bad Feilnbach's scenic route to the Schwarzenberg

Osterbach on the way to Thalhäusl from Bad Feilnbach’s scenic route to the Schwarzenberg

A titsy bit of enthusiasm towards the the national soccer team in Bad Feilnbach (pretty low key stuff)

A titsy bit of enthusiasm towards the the national soccer team in Bad Feilnbach (pretty low key stuff)

Spring Mountains from the German Alpine Way

Spring Mountains from the German Alpine Way

Off the Deutsche Alpen Strasse near Bayrischzell: Spring Mountain View

Off the Deutsche Alpen Strasse near Bayrischzell: Spring Mountain View

Armen Seelenweg ('Road for Poor Souls') sign post

Armen Seelenweg (‘Road for Poor Souls’) sign post

Start on the Armen Seelenweg

Start on the Armen Seelenweg

Spitzingsee by Horse and Carriage

Spitzingsee by Horse and Carriage

Spitzingsee Panoramic View

Spitzingsee Panoramic View (Click on pics for higher definition)

Spring Flowers by the Spitzingsee

Spring Flowers by the Spitzingsee

Wallpainting on Klausenhüttn Restaurant Spitzingsee

Wallpainting on Klausenhüttn Restaurant Spitzingsee

Wallpainting of St George and Dragon on Wurzhütte Restaurant Spitzingsee

Wallpainting of St George and Dragon on Wurzhütte Restaurant Spitzingsee

Alpine Wallpainting on Wurzhütte Restaurant Spitzingsee

Alpine Wallpainting on Wurzhütte Restaurant Spitzingsee

Wurzhütte Restaurant on the Spitzingsee

Wurzhütte Restaurant on the Spitzingsee

Alte Wurzhütte A.D. 1720 on the Spitzingsee

Alte Wurzhütte A.D. 1720 on the Spitzingsee

Spitzingsee Alpine Church

Spitzingsee Alpine Church

Spitzingsee Alpine Restaurants

Spitzingsee Alpine Restaurants

Vali Umm and RISKKO enjoying a picnic in the garden

Vali Umm and RISKKO enjoying a picnic in the garden

Vali Umm and RISKKO collecting water from the forest spring

Vali Umm and RISKKO collecting water from the forest spring

Vali Umm the forest bear and his house

Vali Umm the forest bear and his house

Bad Feilnbach: Alpine Procession with Traditional Refreshments

Bad Feilnbach: Alpine Procession with Traditional Refreshments

Little forest chapel in the Alps

Little forest chapel in the Alps

Marienkapelle ceiling fresco of man in Lederhosen

Marienkapelle ceiling fresco of man in Lederhosen

Marienkapelle ceiling fresco of lady singing

Marienkapelle ceiling fresco of lady singing

Marienkapelle AD 1830 at the Forest Edge above Bad Feilnbach: View through door

Marienkapelle AD 1830 at the Forest Edge above Bad Feilnbach: View through door

Marienkapelle AD 1830 at the Forest Edge above Bad Feilnbach view from left

Marienkapelle AD 1830 at the Forest Edge above Bad Feilnbach view from left

Alpine View in April

Alpine View in April

Lake and Waterfall on Way Back from the Local Rubbish Dump

Lake and Waterfall on Way Back from the Local Rubbish Dump

Waterfall on the Way Back from the Local Rubbish Dump

Waterfall on the Way Back from the Local Rubbish Dump

Alpine Stream on the Way to the Local Rubbish Dump

Alpine Stream on the Way to the Local Rubbish Dump

Snow Back for April by the Waterfalls

Snow Back for April by the Waterfalls

Please share your comments on the site with me (or use this box to simply contact me). Add 'confidential' at the top if you do not want your comments to be published. Thanks - Chris

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s