Snow swan lake geese frozen ice tree shrubs weeds sunset adventure nature

Swan Lake Risorgimento


So it’s only been 3 years & 9 months since my last post. Okay, maybe I’ve been slacking a little . Okay, maybe I’ve been slacking a lot. But hey,  better late than never !

Just the other day, I walked to a little place outside called “Swan Lake Boulevard”. Now when you go to a place with a name like that,  obviously you would expect to see a swan or two . Much to my dismay i didn’t get to see even a single swan. On the bright side though, I did get to observe their close relatives : Geese! In astoundingly large numbers I might add .



Goose 101

  The view of the icy crisp frozen lake with the geese on it’s surface was absolutely wondrous.  At the very beginning of the trail as I embarked on my journey; I decided to stop and take a few pictures on this wooden bridge that stretched out a little bit towards the heart of the lake.


As above, so below


Remnants of Fall





I soon left the bridge only to be confronted with a daunting task . To get the best overall view of the lake you have to climb a winding ice encrusted path, up a small hill . It’s not really that big of a deal, unless your wearing my 4 year old running shoes with virtually no grip at the bottom. Somehow , I made it all the way to the top in the end.

Front row seats

Front row seats

The icy trail of doom!

The icy trail of doom!


Now, there were times when I actually considered taking off my shoes and walking with just my socks on or even going back because I would keep slipping and sliding and land back at square one.

But in the midst of all the cold enigma and entropy, I couldn’t help but remember the saying “It’s not the destination that matters, it’s the journey.”


Geese, Swan ,lake, tree, sunset, lights, evening, frozen, ice

View from the top !

Snow swan lake geese frozen ice tree shrubs weeds sunset adventure nature

A chilly Sunset

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.