15 October 2009

Roseninsel

Rose Island, just off the cost of Starnbegersee was a favourite retreat of Ludwig II of Bavaria. The small island has a landscaped park, a villa and a rose garden. Today it is owned by the Bavarian state and a small ferry takes toursits to the island.

6 comments:

brattcat said...

I'm wondering what time of day this was taken. The water has an almost pink cast to it suggesting sunrise or sunset. What a silken sea that is.

olli said...

Well spotted - I don't know how I missed this. Neither sunrise nor sunset, just a screwed up white balance which I have now corrected.

bambi said...

Blue sky, blue sea, and three poles. Three poles are thoughtful.
And a little island, what are you thinking floating ?

olli said...

Not floating bambi. Standing on the edge of the lake. The little island is only a few metres from the shore though it is possible to take a boat out to it.

bambi said...

Yes, thank you teaching for me...!

White Oleander said...

It must be a great place to live in summer.

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