Sunday, March 1, 2009

winter sun

A couple of weeks ago, Other Half™ and I took a short break in Piemonte in northern Italy. We left behind us a city desperately clinging on to the vestiges of winter - the snow gone, leaving piles of frozen grey debris skulking in corners, hiding from the weak sunshine.


In the Alps there were several feet of snow, azure skies and brilliant sunshine.


I think these skiers had gone for a hot chocolate!


This sheep looked rather surprised - whether at us, or the cat, I'm not sure.


This little church had beautiful frescoes painted on the outside.

7 comments:

Avid Reader said...

you people must be made of money.

Squirrel said...

yep. made of money. looks like.

lettuce said...

so glad you had a good break - looks gorgeous

Betty said...

Hi letty, yes it was. Very restful - in an energetic sort of way. :D

Steve said...

Nice! Even more snow than we've had here. :)

mouse (aka kimy) said...

what a wonderful trip .....the snow is so gorgeous and fresh - I love the colors ....absolutely divine set of photos....

you coming over the pond soon? email me your dates....maybe our paths can cross!
kyanoshik at gmail

Betty said...

steve - thanks. More snow in the UK last night, but south & west of us.
kim - thanks & will do!