17 August 2009

Petanque

The gravel paths of the Hofgarten are home to Munich's petanque players - though I'm never sure if I should call it petanque or boules or something else. In the spring, summer and autumn, often despite the weather, there are always a few groups playing; on sunny days two sides of the garden are lined with players. Quite a few bring tables and chairs, piucnic hampers, crates of beer and bottles of wine and are there for the day.

3 comments:

Eamon said...

A good pitch. I can tell by the body shape. Great action shot.

brattcat said...

Love this trio. Each one says so much about himself by his posture. Nice capture.

olli said...

Thanks. I recently bought some boules so that we can give this a try.

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