Heart of the Dolomites

The Dolomites, in northeastern Italy, are a spectacular range of pinnacles forming the southern reaches of the Alps. These mountains have characteristically grand rock formations, and if you like landscape scenery they should definitely be on your “bucket list.”

Heart of the Dolomites © Harold Davis

Heart of the Dolomites © Harold Davis

Yesterday, in the heart of these mountains, there was a fierce blue sky with traces of new snow on the peaks. It was cold on the peaks, and I was glad to have some layers with me—and could easily believe in the coming of winter!

This entry was posted in Italy, Landscape, Photography.

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