Along flowering trees, lush meadows and pleasant hamlets, we can hike for hours and additionally we enjoy the views of the mountains on days like that.
An blühenden Bäumen, saftigen Wiesen und gemütlichen Weilern vorbei, kann man stundenlang wandern und dabei die Aussicht auf die Berge geniessen an Tagen wie diesem.
Près des arbres en fleurs, des pâturages et près des hameaux attrayants, on peut se ballader pendant des heures avec la vue sur les montagnes en jours comme ça.
May. You deserve all kind of compliments for how you obtain this marvelous photos! Rafael.
Beautiful picture and nicely composed!
What a beautiful new set of pictures, May! Because of the way Panoramio has been behaving, I won't try to comment on more than one. I especially like this--a beautiful scene enhanced by the unexpected colour of the firewood! It's lovely.
Very best wishes, Marilyn
Hello May, another wonderful spring photo. I would just love to spend a lot of time on trails such as that. A YS for this lovely composition.
Kindest regards, John
some are lucky to have plenty,some don't have..nature atleast you should be KIND!
Rafael, thank you so much for your greatly appreciated compliments! Kindest regards, May
Gabi, thank you very much! May
Marilyn, my special thanks to you, ! Yes, Panoramio has its difficult times again. I am always very happy to read your substantial comments. My very best wishes, May
John, thanks so much! Yes, I regret to leave now, it's really wonderful with all the fresh greens. There are hundreds of miles for hiking for beginners up to the experienced ones. Thanks for the YS! My very best regards, May
Zaman, my friend, you don't need to be jealous. I know it's an unjust world and that we are privileged, probably all of us, who have the possibility to get on the internet to display photos. I deeply regret that most people on this planet have a hard life.
But, honestly, would it help anyone, if this scenery didn't look as nice? This is the result of centuries and generations of hard and careful work to use the soil without exploiting it.
You may not believe it, Switzerland has been a poor country a few centuries ago, up to the beginning of last century. They had to send their children for work to other people and abroad in order to exist. There is a long history of Swiss emigration, because the little farms couldn't nourish more but one family, additionally the peasants had to work in factories, when the industrial epoch developed.
There aren't any natural resources in this country. People have been industrious and hard working on their soil, like in other countries, those with ingenious ideas started to construct gadgets and machines in small workshops. Some of the most famous Swiss industry of today go back to those times.
It's not unusual that in small villages all over Switzerland, those firms are still flourishing. The firms were brought to the people, to the peasants, who didn't get enough out of the very little farms, thus they had the possibility to get some extra money to survive.
Till today the small excellent craft businesses with only few employees are tradition here. They are much more stable than those global businesses, who feed some greedy gamblers and managers. Therefore our towns are small, the capital Berne has only 130'000 inhabitants. Every canton, every town, every village is autonomic. I think, it's important to see the history behind the photos as well. I hope I didn't bore you. :) Warm regards, May
Cher Domi, merci beaucoup! Amitiés, May
so nice of you to answer me in such a nice way,May, I wanted to ask the nature to be kind to us,just now a storm named **Ayla* is passing by at 70km/hr and the coastal water has risen up to 4-5meters destroying many small houses.I am never jealous of anybodies wealth,they have earned it in either way! here too many people live in small area and they are poor by generation.in some country they got the oil today become rich in the next day,its not so easy here.I know I am lucky among them....thank you dear for kind listening..
Zaman, thank you for your answer. I have always been interested and heard about the problems in Bangladesh about the danger of rising water and flooded lands. And again, we have to look at history and geography to at least try to understand the problems. We all know, our Earth is a dangerous and fragile planet. As I have told you below another photo, there are dangers by nature here and anywhere as well, though not so permanently as in countries like Bangladesh. I hope 'Ayla' is not behaving too badly.
Perhaps we should put your question above like that: **Some are so unfortunate to get nothing, why do people have to die of hunger - and has the world community chosen the right way to alter it?
You are right, it's a great injustice. Nature or God, or whatever we mean, is unfair or at least not comprehensible for us.
Things can't be compared and people can't choose the place of their own birth. But we all have something in common and finally some justice. The lives of all of us is limited. I have had a lot to do with people from all over the planet and every single person has his/her own load to carry. Some don't know, where to get the meal to feed their kids, and in the rich countries, some feel unhappy because they haven't the means for cosmetic surgery. It's a cynical, an unfair, unjust world and all is relative. The dependent countries, which have resources, are in permanent danger of wars etc. So much sufferings for many people.
And yet, so much happiness from the gifts of nature, which can be seen and felt by rich and poor. I don't know anything about destiny, but I know, that the warmth and the wealth of the heart has nothing to do with the material wealth, whatever religion, nationality, continent or educational background the person may come from...
May,you are so kind,I know it from the beginning.I am touched by your feelings.thank you.sometimes we are unjust to our nature too,as you see in this picture,there is a pile of wood just below the green tree.we have already finished it,now its others turn to finish!...thank you dear for your love to nature and to us... I can only offer a Y*....ZAMAN
Zaman, thanks for your lovely words and the star! My warm regards, May
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