24 January 2014

my italian holiday - gera lario.

the Sunday before flying back to Helsinki was one of the most beautiful days of my Italian Holiday: in fact I got to spend the whole afternoon together with my parents and sister. the weather was so warm and sunny it really felt like summer in December. I had just a few shots left on my roll and finally took them during our walk beside the lake in Gera Lario - mum and dad's favourite trail.
Gera Lario:
Nikon FM - Lomography Color Negative 400
the blue sky and the reflection of the mountains on the lake felt like the perfect sight to end my holiday with: I was so grateful for that lovely afternoon of sunshine and love! even though that evening was the saddest - as I had to say goodbye to my family the day after - I will always remember that afternoon in Gera Lario with happiness. ♥
P.S. I will share one last post about my Italian Holiday next week!

26 comments:

  1. these photos are breathtaking~ the place looks so magical. hope to visit there one day. thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thank you so much, Hanna! I'm glad you think so!

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  2. The 3rd picture turned out really great!

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    1. Thank you! It's my favourite one among these!

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  3. Wonderful colours and light! I love how the water looks in these pictures!

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    1. Thank you, dear Nancy! It was such a beautiful bright day and the lake was so calm...

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  4. I don't want your Italy series to end! I've always thought of it as way too hot for me but I could deal with that mountain air! Alberta was warm this last week (around 0C) which was great! the two weeks before it was -30C. Usually it's somewhere in between. What is Helsinki like in the winter?

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    1. Thank you, Shy! There is going to be just one more post though, I'm afraid. Then I'll have to move onto something else, more Finnish perhaps. I hope it's still that warm in Alberta. -30 is really unbearable - it may go down to -20 or -25 here in Helsinki, but it usually stays around -15.

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  5. What a magical place that is! <3

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    1. Thank you, Inês! Now I really miss it!

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  6. polly these are UNREAL beautiful.
    xx

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    1. Thank you! I'm so glad you think so!

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  7. wow.... this is without a doubt breathtaking!

    the mountains are as beautiful as they can get... and the photo of the swans, with the warm light is just fantastic!

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    1. Joana, I'm so glad you like them so much! Thank you!

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  8. It's always nice to spend quality time with family. Polly I'm speechless. these are so beautiful. the swans (my doubt) are just shiny and everything around so colorful! one word Polly: jealous ;-)
    cheers!

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    1. Thank you, Diogo! I really had a wonderful holiday, I wish I could see my parents more often!

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  9. what an amazing place! these photos steal my breath

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    1. Thank you, Sophie Jane! Ad thank you for taking some time to visit Passer Domesticus!

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  10. i think i'm going to template a comment ahaah for real :)
    'beautiful and inspiring' or 'you make me dream so much'

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    1. Haha! Feel free to do that, Sara! As long as the template is so lovely!
      Thank you so much!

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  11. such a beautiful place to spend time with your family ♥

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    1. It was! ♥ Thank you, Silvia!

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  12. I would love to go here - it looks like heaven. :)

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    1. To tell the truth I had never thought about Gera Lario as such a special place, but I think after last time I was there I have changed my mind. And I had such a lovely afternoon there with my family!

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