Getting up to the peak of Mount Rigi is not difficult - suitable for people of all ages. Just take a rack railway up to the top station of Rigi Kulm (1800M) from Vitznau or Arth-Goldau on the shore of Lake Luzern. From the station it is only a 15 minute walk to the peak. Magnificent views from up there. The elderly couple in the photo is only a few steps to the summit which is about the same level as the resting hiker. Rigi is also referred to as The Queen of Swiss Mountains.
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Budapestman (82620) 2008-04-27 10:36
Very lovely shot with splendid composition and the atmosphere is great. I like the superb details and the misty background, Very well done! Have a nice evening,
JPlumb (3159) 2008-04-28 22:00
Hi Latiff, this is good. At first I thought you were going to tell us the resting hiker was the Queen. Very nice perspective in this shot of yours, over the hiker, but looking at the two older people. The other mountain with clouds in the background make an excellent backdrop. Great colour and clarity throughout.
MarcT (20964) 2008-04-29 2:58
I Like your POV as a kind of spectator looking through the woman. Sharpness could be increased a little but the light is superb.
dip (23520) 2008-04-29 4:29
very good capture of the scene,
I like the POV and the framing here,
batalay (34765) 2008-05-03 4:18
A compelling composition — the sun worshipper approached by the elderly couple, snuggled in warm clothes. The note, succinct but informative, is useful.
COSTANTINO (51421) 2008-05-11 3:08
Nice capture of the moment getting up to the park
of Mount Rigi.A very lovely shot with excellent
composition,very nice perspective and grea colours.
Greetings from Greece
- Copyright: latiff ttdi (ls7902) (7314)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-09-13
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon Rebel XT, Canon 17-85mm EF-S IS USM, Kenko Circular PL 67mm
- Exposure: f/8, 1/1000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Luzern-Vitznau-Rigi Kulm-Arth Goldau [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-04-27 2:55