Coming out of the woods on the private toll road from Jachenau, the sun was shining on the lake, turning it a beautiful Caribbean turquoise! Nevertheless, this alpine lake (up to 192 m deep) is usually pretty cold even on hot summer days. However, it is well-known among the local scuba divers for its clear water and a number of wrecks, and among wind-surfing communities due it is regular thermal winds.
Location: Lake Walchen, Upper Bavaria, Germany.
Nikon D200, 18-200mm. Postpro in CS4.
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