Her real name is Bliss (Bliss), but for everyone she isWindows Mountain‘. This Wallpaper background The most popular and photographed in the Microsoft operating system 25 years ago: It was 1996 when it was immortal Charles O’Reilly, National Geographic Photographer. Today, A century later, the Natural There is Radically changed Until it is unrecognizable.
That Photo, Which is very popular in many versions Windows, Taken in O’Reilly Napa Valley, In California, As part of a photo report on wine growing in the region. This last aspect should not be underestimated: the vineyards are not accurately identified in landscape practice today. An American YouTuber showed it, Andrew Levitt, Who visited the same place After 25 years Popular shot.
The Green Mountain, Which seemed like an endless place, looks very different today, completely covered by vineyards. In fact, those areas have always been characterized by an excellent wine production, except when Charles O’Reilly visited the Napa Valley. In fact, from 1990 to 1996 the vineyards were infested with parasites such as phylloxera, at which time the producers decided to remove 30% of the vines and are now sick. From here, that huge mountain was covered with so much green grass that as a result of a stimulus view, it became one of the most famous photos in the world.
It was not until 1996 that the problem of pest infestation was resolved and local winemakers decided to plant vineyards on the hill. In a short time, the bright green of the fields disappeared, and vast areas were again occupied by vineyards. For this reason, today, ‘Windows Mountain’ seems almost unrecognizable.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 8, 2021, 4:30 p.m.