This week, the weekly travel theme over at Where’s my Backpack is Contrast. This had me stumped…did I want contrasting colours, contrast between old and new, or contrast between light and dark, or what? And did I have an image or images that I felt was sufficiently striking to use? If it’s contrast, it needs to be striking, by the nature of the word. So I had a flick through some images, lined up a few possibles, but nothing quite stuck out.
Then I happened on this one, which I hope shouts contrast…One of those moments when the light is just there for you. We had driven up the Stelvio Pass in our old cars to the top, in hideous foggy conditions, and suddenly the fog disappeared, enormous dark rainclouds took over, and sun at the far end of the valley. The only thing to do was jump out of the cars and take photographs…..