Posted in travel, tagged sunset/sunrise, travel, water on December 18, 2010 |
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Topsail Hill State Park, Destin, FL
As I get to the end of the long, wander-y part of this road trip, I am thinking back on all of the beautiful sights we saw: landscapes, seascapes, birds, people we love, vast expanses of [fill in the blank-- sand, trees, water, mountain, or whatever].
I’m sitting in a motel in Radford, Virginia, happy to be back amongst mountains, trepidatiously excited about the snow on the ground, and consumed by a homeward-bound drive that is pushing me to get all the way to Syracuse by the end of the day.
Since I didn’t keep up the blog as a travelogue, I will probably now make you suffer through a series of thematic posts. Today’s theme is sunsets. Everywhere we traveled, we saw impressive, pretty, weird, and lovely sunsets. I used to think that Klamath Falls had the most consistently beautiful sunsets of anyplace I had ever been, but now that I see the smattering of them from all over the country, I realize that they are everywhere! So, here are some examples for your enjoyment:
- Harbor, Half Moon Bay, CA
So much for the water shots for a moment. Here’s one over dry land.
- Caprock Canyons State Park, TX (actually a sunrise!)
somewhere between Memphis and the Alabama border
pier and pelicans at Naples, FL
Last night’s sunset was spectacular, as far as I could tell by repeatedly checking my rear-view mirror while driving I-85 through South Carolina. I thought I should have stopped to enjoy it. All the more reason to get off this computer, jump in the car, and drive the rest of the way to Syracuse so I can stay in one place for a few days!
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