Monday, April 23, 2012
One Last Vespa Ride in the Snow
I swear it was 80 degrees last week. This morning it's snowing. I feel as if I'm living in one of those science fiction disaster movies where the world is about to end in some cataclysmic natural conflagration. Despite my imaginings I took the opportunity for one last ride in the snow. A few moments is all it takes to douse the little Canon G9 camera with liquid ice while making this picture.
Wet, heavy snow, falling at the freezing mark is more a problem of vision than of traction. Large globs of icy slush gather on everything while at the same time fog becomes almost impossible to remove from the inside of the visor. Still, it was one last time in the snow. Call me crazy but I'm drawn to it. And now I expect warmer weather ahead...