7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - European Thursday week #145

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Hello fellow Hivers!

Welcome to my 7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - European Thursday.

Today, you can participate by submitting your personal pictures from your travels to the continent of Europe.

Please see the winner of the last week´s European Thursday @onlavu with the following entry:

Extraordinary panorama from the edge of Sokolí skála in the Jeseníky Mountains, Czechia. No one is there. Only trees, hidden chamois (as plenty of droppings there), and falcons. Praděd on the right. Silence! As falcons may nest right there.

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Your entries need to be submitted by 8 A.M. Central European Time in order to be considered for the challenge with a description of approximately 30 to 50 words.

Only use of personal images will be accepted and only one picture can be submitted for a daily photo challenge.

Best 10 entries will receive a 10% upvote and other valid entries will get a 5% upvote from me. Out of those best 10 entries, one winner and one runner-up will be picked. Their entries will be shared on Appics in separate posts and they will receive my upvotes on their posts as the reward. The winner will get my 100% upvote and the runner-up will get my 50% upvote on Hive and on Appics too if their posts were posted through Appics.

For more information about the 7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge and its rules & conditions, please see the latest update post.


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I took this photo in a beautiful protected natural area known as the Radun Wetlands here in the Moravian - Silesian Region of the Czech Republic just yesterday. I know the picture is not of the best quality since I was shooting it right against the strong afternoon sun but I love the natural framing of it :) There are several great biking lanes around the Radun Wetlands and I often come there to enjoy some nice cycling in a beautiful environment.

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Iceland is definitively the country of waterfalls ! I can't remember how many of them I could photographed during a few weeks. A really particular country which worth to be visited. Here is my European entry for this week.

Paris, the city of light, is an endless opportunity for a photographer who wants to search every corner. Its buildings, its monuments, its river, are perfect to play with light, colors, shadows and with my camera. This take is from the Plaza la Concordia.

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Urach Waterfall

The Urach waterfall is just 2 km outside the village of Bad Urach in the Maintal (Main Valley). The water comes from a spring on the edge of the Swabian Alb and then plunges 37m into a limestone level. It´s a pretty impressive waterfall and I did not expect something like this in germany, when I first visited it.

In winter it can get so cold there that the waterfall freezes. Last happened in 2017

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Here's what's left of an old castle from Greece. it would be nice to have a time machine to see what it looked like at the time and to be able to walk around in its enclosure. Maybe one day !

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Waterfall Virje is located near Bovec in Slovenia. I visited it many times, the last time was two weeks ago.
I am always saying to myself that I will jump in the water and take a swim there next time, but still didn't do that.
Well next time really...

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