Sand Island Springs at Dusk / Die Quellen vor der Sandinsel in der Daemmerung

With some kids thinking ice hokey there would be a bright idea. / Mit Jugendlichen die wohl dachten, Eishockey dort ist eine gute Idee.

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BJW May 05, 2017, 10:53 AM
A beautiful Winter scene! Hope the kids survived ... looks like a puddle of water near bottom edge of photo :-o .
Sonja May 05, 2017, 11:24 AM
That bootom edge stuff is actually some of the busiest springs. They make for nice patterned ice holes but a weak surface. This little side arm of the bay, deadwaters of the Rhine when it was still wild and now a divide between the sand island nature reserve and the gated naturist beach, is not very deep I think. Swans use to swim there in summer sunny side up and eat from the bottom ...
So a few bruises and a cold should be much likelier than a first prize darwin award in case someone of regular height and in good health takes a soak , but I would still not really be happy to try it out.
Fizgig plus May 05, 2017, 11:32 AM
Beautiful sheen to the ice.... Neat how the bird nests are silhouetted, too. A nice shot!
Sonja May 05, 2017, 11:45 AM
Thanks, Fizgig, but they are mistles for the most part, I think. Perhaps a Magpie has got smuggled a nest inbetween, hard to say even from the full size original of the shot.
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