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Storm in Tazka valley

Storm in Tazka valley

Storm in Tazka valley

Page Type: Album

Object Title: Storm in Tazka valley


Page By: Tomek Lodowy

Created/Edited: Nov 3, 2008 / Nov 3, 2008

Object ID: 460115

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Storm In Tazka valley

The first day of August in the heart of Tatras began brilliantly.
First sun rays were touching summits and ridges high above while the valley still remianed deeply shadowed and cold. I woke up just before sunset to admire that magic spectacle of light. I took some photos and got back quickly under my rock to warm sleeping bag and fall asleep again with those morning views under eyelids.
Golden dawn didn't foretell what happened just a few hours later. Sunny mountain landscape around Tazka valley turn into grey and darkened within minutes and the whole area began to resound thrilling thunder roars' music, the storm was near... In a blink of an eye white clouds coming from north, along the depth of Bielovodska valley began to soar higher and higher and appeared above the lake and rocky threshold of the valley to fill the whole area with thick fog, it started to rain...

Stopped by the weather on my climb to Niznie Rysy ridge, standing in front of my cosy rock house, I was waiting for the Sun to come back.


Tazka valley, High Tatras, 1st August 2008



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Voted 10/10

album, just like the very name of this gorgeous valley, which seems to mean "Heavy" but, in fact, probably derives from the fact that the path up here is (or rather - was for the shepherds) quite strenuous.
Anyway, alright Tomek,I'd say: fine art
Cheers - Jacek
Posted Nov 3, 2008 5:30 pm

Tomek LodowyRe: Intriquing

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Thanks Jacek, I am really glad you like it.

Tazka, intriguing, well said!


Posted Nov 3, 2008 5:42 pm

kamilYeah that's real art!


Voted 10/10

Piękne widowisko natury i piękna fotograficzna impresja. Gratuluję!
Posted Nov 3, 2008 5:56 pm

Tomek LodowyRe: Yeah that's real art!

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Dzięki Kamilu, super sprawa z tymi Twoimi Bałkanami!

Pozdrowienia z Irlandii
Posted Nov 3, 2008 6:58 pm

visentinexperienced a similar storm...


Voted 10/10

on Krzyzne last year ! :S

Posted Nov 5, 2008 7:06 am

Tomek LodowyRe: experienced a similar storm...

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Mountain storm with all its visual and sound effects on one hand remains always dangerous but on the other so admirable...

I remember I was surviving huge evening thunderstorm in Tazka valley in summer of 2006 hiding myself under lonesome little rock, the water was streaming around everywhere, memorable event believe me :)

Posted Nov 5, 2008 5:33 pm

visentinRe: experienced a similar storm...


Voted 10/10

Posted Dec 16, 2008 6:12 am

Ivonapiêkny album!


Voted 10/10

zalaczam i moje gratulacje...Zazdroszcze..jestes tam w Irlandii i pewnie teraz rzadziej odwiedzasz Tatry..a tu prosze od razu trafiasz w takie widowisko!! Szczesciarz;)
pozdrawiam i zycze wielu takich trafien w Nowym Roku!!
Posted Jan 5, 2009 3:54 pm

Tomek LodowyRe: piekny album!

Tomek Lodowy

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Dzieki wielkie Iwonka.

Oby nam wszystkim szczescilo sie w tym Nowym Roku !

Trzymaj sie!

Posted Jan 6, 2009 4:56 pm

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