Village life in the Waldviertel

Images of life in three villages in Lower Austria’s Waldviertel:

Farming country….during an early morning walk through the local countryside I caught regular glimpses of numerous deer and hares as they would dart across open fields or became momentarily visible as they moved through the talk crops. Alas all too fast for me to capture with the camera. Above in the distant sky soared an eagle and closer by hunted the villages’ resident kestrel:

Castles and snakes….a visit to this village’s pond produced some excitement as we encountered a number of local snakes. In my
efforts to get a picture, without alarming the snakes unduly, I very nearly joined them for a swim:

At the third stop on our journey, the centre of the village had been closed off for a market and festivities:


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