This unprepossessing little structure was once a source of potable water – a mountain stream was temporarily dammed to create a reservoir of fresh, clean water on the hillside.
Just before I boarded the ferry to take us to the rock right in the centre of the falls.. Surrounded by thundering torrents and foamy waters, this little spot was so calm, small wavelets lapping on the rocks and specks of foam floating gently by…
Capturing flowing water has always been an obsession of mine. Of course without a DSLR, it’s a hit-or-miss affair, but with one you can play around a lot. Both pictures below were taken in shutter-priority mode, the first at 1/60 of a sec freezes water so that it almost resembles molten wax; the second at … Continue reading
Can the waters of sacred rivers never be dammed?
The view from the rear of the minster, across the Rhine into Klein Basel.
The frigidarium, or the cold bath. I particularly liked the roof with the underwater effect.
Too straight lined to be natural, and I couldn’t make out why and for what it had been created…..and what are all those white things?
They say the cream always rises on top But then, so does scum….