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The Struggle

By KingBee
Many thanks indeed to everyone who voted and commented on, and gave awards for (I have thanked each of these individually) my recent upload, "AZ on fire".

Hope to get back to the Fringe tomorrow. In the meantime, here is a view shot from a lay-by on an aptly-named stretch of road in Cumbria which runs from the Kirkstone Pass (A592) to Ambleside. It is first-gear, white-knuckle stuff most of the way: drivers who have little or no experience of this sort of thing are strongly advised to opt for a less challenging route!

Tags: Cumbria The struggle Landscape and travel

Voters: leo_nid, Badgerfred, mike9005 and 45 more

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16 Aug 2018 9:26AM
excellent colours and saturations, to mention just two
16 Aug 2018 9:28AM
Excellent composition Bob, like that moody sky,
Fred.
Dramatic landscape with the colours of the sky etc 👍
debu 11 India
16 Aug 2018 9:44AM
A nice scene.
Debu
Up the Struggle Road, but well worth it for the fab image!
Janet
Minty805 Plus
4 42 9 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2018 9:51AM
Atmosphere in spades here, Bob, with the eye drawn straight towards the subject. Very good work and worth the hair-raising drive. Allan
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
16 Aug 2018 10:00AM
Beautiful landscape...worth the effort to get there Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2420 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2018 12:28PM
The Struggle was included in the Tour of Britain bike race some years ago. Apparently Bradley Wiggins got off and walked up...
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2018 12:34PM
Excellent composition, great mood captured.
Isabel GrinGrin
16 Aug 2018 1:17PM
Superb landscape
Toobi_Won 10 77 8 England
16 Aug 2018 1:18PM
It's a cracking bit of road, especially in winter.
Once coasted down it into Ambleside, in my 30 1965 mini after the electrics (or what passed for them) took a soaking, similar to soaking I took in the Kirkstone Pass Inn. Tongue
Great shot Bob, brought back memories Wink
Mike
saltireblue Plus
11 11.9k 75 Norway
16 Aug 2018 4:51PM
Looks like white-knuckle weather on the way as well!

Malc

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