Sächsische Schweiz

Saxon Switzerland Hike: Wanderers Above A Sea Of Fog

Location: Schmilka –  Mühlenweg – Erlsgrund – Winterbergstrasse – Großer Winterberg – Reitsteig – Unterer Fremdenweg – Kuhstall – Haussteig – Ferkelschlüchte – Kleiner Zschand – Flößersteig – Lichtenhainer Wasserfall / Distance: 17 km / Weather: 1 °C, foggy, rainy and cold

The title is inspired by the title of a painting by Caspar David Friedrich called “Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer”

If you are surprised by the photographic effects I used: The technique is called “wet lense” 🙂

 

Sächsische Schweiz, Schmilka

We started after a really big breakfast from the charming Gasthof zur Mühle in Schmilka near the Czech border. It started raining as soon as we took of and the forest was soon filled with fog.

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Kipphornaussicht:dscf1598

 

Großer Winterberg:dscf1625dscf1638dscf1616

 

Fremdenweg:dscf1648dscf1653

 

Kuhstall:dscf1701dscf1715dscf1722dscf1734dscf1738

 

Flößersteig:dscf1788dscf1790dscf1678dscf1793

 

Lichtenhainer Wasserfall:dscf1800

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3 thoughts on “Saxon Switzerland Hike: Wanderers Above A Sea Of Fog

  1. Very beautiful pictures. We really liked both the Saxon and the Bohemian parts of the national park. Truly enchanting and mystical and the way you’ve captured the them in the fog, increases the feeling a lot more. 🙂

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