Strbske pleso is a picturesque and the most typical morain lake of glacial origin and a top tourist destination in the High Tatras, Slovakia. It is fed by underground springs and has no visible outflow stream. Its surface remains frozen for around
155 days per year.
It is located on the southern side of the High Tatra Mountains, in the place where two valleys, Furkotska dolina and Mlynicka dolina, are connected at the end of the ridge of Solisko.
It is situated 1,346.6 m above sea level and coveres the area of 20 ha. The lake has a capacity of 1,284,000 cubic meters, is 26 m deep in the deepest point, 640 m long and 600 m wide. The average temperature of the surface water throughout the year is 6 °C.
Strbske Pleso was founded as a hiking center, and later new remedial houses, recreation facilities and a top sport complex were built. It is excellently connected to transportation links, and serves as a good starting point for a host of hiking excursions and day-trips in the mountains.
Category : Landscape
This is a selection of another two images from the 1970s. This time it is about men, who often looked at the world through
Even with the passage of four decades, I can still feel atmosphere of the moments in which images were taken.
From time to time I bumped into cameraman, who worked for Czechoslovak Television. Whenever we met, for the greeting we just nodded heads and exchanged smiles.
At another shot my attention was caught by a photographer, who was dressed in folk costume, on the head with a hat with a nice feather and holding medium format SLR camera.
Category : Classic People
Everything has its beauty