It is quite fascinating to see how hungry skiers could be when they have been skiing all morning. I probably looked the same myself when I was having my own lunch. This photo is taken in one of the restaurants at Idalp at height of 2 320 meters in the Silvretta Area, the Ischgl-Samnaun ski area on the Austrian-Swiss border. The lift system of the Silvretta Arena has a total of transport capacity of 78,900 people per hour. The system has 3 gondolas, 2 aerial ropeways (80 + 180 passengers), 23 chair lifts, 11 surface lifts. The three gondolas all start in the village of Ischl.
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rodgerg (55767) 2010-01-18 10:40
A curious but too very interesting and a little funny scene. Excellent framing and vived colors well collected. the attitudes of the turist are very well collected.
Have a nice evening,
saxo042 (37556) 2010-01-18 11:14
Activity along the pists require a lot of activity in the restaurants as well! A concentration of colours in this snowy landscape.
holmertz (40971) 2010-01-19 2:29
An amusing scene from a different kind of restaurant. A lot of colours and the faces of people very intent on eating a lot, very fast, so they could go back to the slopes as soon as possible.
pablominto (53744) 2010-01-22 22:10
There is nothing like outdoor physical activity in snow and sun to stimulate hunger!
Besides it is nice to sit down to rest for a while hehehe...
Typical situation well recorded, a fine documentary of life along the piste!
danos (86623) 2010-01-23 0:31
Good morning Ulf,
a 'hungry' snapshot with all these skiers to eat their breakfast with such hunger.I like this colourful scene with the snow to have been covered the everything.
Have a nice weekend,Danos