The Watzmann a mountain in the bavarian Alps south of the village of Berchtesgaden
it is the third highest in Germany, and the highest located entirely on german area
the two higher are located with the peaks exactly at the german-austrian borderline.
The three main peaks along a ridge on the mountain’s taller western half:
Hocheck (in english High Edge) 2.651m
Mittelspitze (in english Middle Peak) 2,713m
and Südspitze (in english South Peak) 2,712m.
The Watzmann massif also includes the 2307 m Watzmannfrau
(in english Watzmann Wife)
and the Watzmannkinder (in english Watzmann Children)
five lower peaks in the recess between the main peaks and the Watzmannfrau.
One of the lower peaks (1.800m) in the area is known for a fortress built by Hitler
“Kehlsteinhaus” or “Adolf Hitler’s Eagle Nest”
today a museum and a warning and learning about how bad thing goes if we don’t care.
The entire massif located inside the Berchtesgaden National Park.
Weekly photo theme “Contrast“ coincided with a visit in this area from friday to sunday
and the fact that mountains and their surrounding area is full of contrasts
perhaps many more than we are aware of – it was the inspiring kick.
A hot summer day but then an ice hard snowbank overtly left in the sunshine.