This River Runs Thru Me
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If you by any chance have seen A River Runs Through It by Robert Redford, or read the Norman Maclean book the movie was based on, this river means to me that much, although I more often bathed in it than fished for trout. This pic just happens to have been taken about the time the Redford movie was released (early 1990s).
The River Białka (White) – in the photo at a Polish village which takes its name from the river – has its source in the heart of the Slovak Tatras that form the background for this scene (as well as for life or vacation) in-between the Podhale region on Poland's territory (to the right of the river) and Spisz (in Slovak: Spiš; left of the river). The mountains on the left are Belianské Tatry - built of limestone and dolomite - with the prominent Ždiarska vidla (in Polish: Płaczliwa Skała) and Havran (Havrań). Behind the Belianské Tatry rise the High Tatras, where the elements of the skyline, from left to right (East to West) are: Kežmarský (Kieżmarski); Lomnický (Łomnica) to the left of the V-shaped col; and on its right Pyšný (Durny) with its sawtooth comb; Baranié Rohy (Baranie Rogi); in the centre Ľadový (Lodowy), which – from here - seems to be the highest; Javorové: Veľký & Malý (Jaworowe); Bradavica (Staroleśny); and Široká (Szeroka Jaworzyńska) - the 'Broad Peak'; the Tatras' highest peak, Gerlachovský (Gerlach); Končistá (Kończysta) between the trees; and at the edge of the photo, obscured by the tops of the trees: Vysoká (Wysoka) and Rysy.