18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cycling the Route des Grand Alps: Sanctuary

A 14-day bicycle trip from Annecy to Nice via the Route des Grand Alps. The road to Col d’Iseran is well travelled but the mountain top is still desolate, save for a single stone church. Sanctuary for weary travelers from an age gone by.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Val d'Isere, France
Camera: PEN-F
Copyright: © David Carbon