Winters of Old

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For winter lovers, this has been a great season, with lots of snow and ice, and temperatures well below freezing for many weeks. A winter unlike most the recent years, but quite normal a few decades ago. I won't go into a monologue about the climate changes here, but just say that I am happy we still get this kind of winters, and hope we will do in the future too. Incidentally, we had -28C (-25F) this morning.


Here is a scene from the "old town" district of Linköping, back when the first snows came. We're basically out of places to put the snow now, and just plow it around...

Enjoy your saturday :)

  • Dmitry Chastikov 6y

    The snow looks that fresh so I didn't believe this is a fresh shot, so was it after reading your foreword. :) The lamppost on the right greatly adds to the composition!
    We too had -29 a few days ago. And I totally agree with you on all points you made here. This winter resembles typical winters of my childhood.
  • suz or sooze PRO 6y

    what a gorgeous little street! everything about it is awesome. and even more so with all that snow. still no snow here. :) but it's still raining.. yay.
  • Christa 6y

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  • Randi Hausken PRO 6y

    Great "old fashion" scene:)
  • @lbyper 6y

    Molto bella!!
  • Andy von der Wurm PRO 6y

    Just one word: EXCELLENT!!!

    This brilliant photo is like a shooting star, extraordinary!
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    Please consider posting this picture into this group, thanks!!

    Have a nice weekend my friend,
  • ilsebatten 6y

    Hpe your reindeer are very well equipped with brandy and biscuits. What are you doing out at such temperatures (silly question). Yes it has been a visual feast from your camera of winter this year in particular and I really love every image you post of it. Love your description of simply moving it around. I have posted a summer image for you
  • Martin A 6y

    Härlig gammal gata & en härlig bild med.
  • Nathalie Morales 6y

    Woww!! nice photo (:
  • D.A.D. Photography 6y

    you always have good lines leading you through the photo, brill
  • H P 6y

    haha "just plow it around.."
    i like the lamps and the colors.
    Very quiet winter scene :)
  • Christian Holmér 6y

    Gamla stan är riktigt fint. Gillar det grön/gula staketet
  • Driven to Capture 2 6y

    Great winter scene in the Old Town!!
  • Fresh From the Lens 6y

    I love this!
  • Micoma2009 6y

    Stupendo paesaggio di neve in splendidi colori
  • Linda Day 5y

  • Marie Clausén 4y

    Det vackraste jag sett på länge...
  • Nicolas Homal 4y

  • Artesanais 4y

    So beautiful!
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Taken on December 15, 2009
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