Even the smallest hill gives a different perspective. The path above the Lion House allotments offers a tempting view over the wall and down into the productive plots below. On the far side of the allotments, a grass mound inside the medieval town walls gives an open view over the mouth of the Tweed estuary and across the water to Spittal.
A misty view from Goat Fell – Isle of Arran – August 2015
Along Glen Rosa, Isle of Arran – October 2021
A break in the clouds on Goat Fell – August 2015
Climbing a hill doesn’t guarantee a clear view. Sometimes the reward for a stiff climb is just a glimpse of distant landscape, unveiled by parting mist or briefly illuminated by sunlight breaking through the clouds.
Thirty miles from home in the Scottish Borders – October 2020 – autumn colour, hills to climb for wonderful views..
The view from Middle Eildon – October 2020
The Black Hill from Eildon Hills, Scottish Borders – October 2020
The Eildon Hills aren’t very high but their summits offer beautiful 360° views.
After a steep climb to the fort on top of the hill the view of the bay opens out below you – Porto Venere – October 2018
Extreme viticulture – Cinque Terre – October 2018
Heading down to Coniglia, Cinque Terre – October 2018
An October visit to the Cinque Terre villages on Italy’s Ligurian coast left me with a head and a camera full of extraordinary views – hills rising steeply from sparkling, azure sea, villages on rocky promontories and vineyards clinging to precipitous slopes.
Florence seen from Giardino Bardini, Florence – April 2018
Over the hill on a misty morning – Giardino Boboli, April 2018
Rome view from Villa Borghese gardens – April 2018
Rome from the Palatine Hill – April 2018
Marseille from the terrace of Notre Dame de la Garde – June 2018
Over the hill from Parc de Belleville – Paris, October 2015
The open view from a hill top park can help untangle the complexity of the city streets below.
Donna’s theme for the Lens-Artists’ Challenge #218 is Over the Hill. To my eye, the hills in her beautiful post here are quite serious mountains!