Dwight Peck's personal Web site

Summer 2016

A photographic record of whatever leapt out at us


Moments of fun when not riveted to the US electoral shenanigans

You may not find this terribly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.

First . . .

The end of winter: a road trip to the Lago di Garda region

The Castello Scaligero in Sirmione, with side trips to Verona, Vicenza, and Mantua, 9-19 May 2016

Then . . .

A rewarding interim before shipping out for the USA

A walk through the Grangettes nature reserve on Lake Geneva, 28 May 2016

A rainy walk up Le Noirmont on the Swiss-French border, 29 May 2016

A visit to scenic Lutry on Lake Geneva, for the brocante market, 5 June 2016

Colmar in the Alsace region, 6-9 June 2016

Views of downtown Colmar, and the Museum Unterlinden

Wonders of Colmar, like the Maison Pfister

The Basel Kunstmuseum, and especially Arnold Böcklin

Turckheim, & the WW2 museum of the 'Colmar Pocket'

More Colmar wonders

A few more walks

A bushwhacking walk to the Crêt de la Neuve,
19 June 2016

A revisit to the Creux d'Enfer du Petit Cunay & the radar tower at the top of the hill, 26 June 2016


And then . . .

Northern Wisconsin in the USA, early July to mid-September 2016

Grandson Bill takes command on the lake

Since being released from punching timecards in 2010 or so, we've been gratefully devoting the summer months to playing about on the lake in the Wisconsin Northwoods with Kristin's large family and a small flotilla of hydrobikes and other watercraft.

Welcome to the lake

Mark & Nancy and Michigan's Garden Peninsula

Study tour to Goose Pond Sanctuary & Horicon Marsh with the Wisconsin Wetlands Association

Marlowe and Dmitri's visit, late August, with Young Bill tagging along

Bill and Hazel on the trampoline, & a selection of Marlowe's photos

"The boys on their playdate" -- Last days in the USA, no thanks to United Airlines

What's next -- evidently we're booked for two weeks in Nov.-Dec. based in Viterbo with day trips throughout the Roman countryside, and Rome itself of course, for part of it with our old friend translator Juan Carlos.


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