Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Views from the Window Seat: From New Orleans to Salt Lake City


It pays to have a window seat when flying, especially when the views are stunning. Well the view from up there is almost always stunning anyway. BUT this time around I switched seats with the hubby and let him take the photos and enjoy the views. I had been having nervous energies during take offs and landings lately and would rather not watch as we ascend. So these are all husband's shots from New Orleans to Salt Lake City.

Leaving New Orleans with the mighty Mississippi in sight.

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We flew over the Rockies, which I must say I enjoy viewing from up there.

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Finally arriving in Salt Lake City.

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31 comments:

  1. Hmmmm. What's that with the "nervous energies" lately, Maria, I wonder? Well, thank goodness for Hubby who took these great pics...and you putting them together for us. Who knew the Mississippi was so wide...and the Rockies so beautiful. Well, we all did but it's like finding out all over again!

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  2. I know what you mean about "nervous energies." I've been getting them the last few times we flew. I heard flying over the Rockies can cause quite a turbulence? Just wondering.

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  3. Lucky you to have gotten to sit in the window seat!

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  4. Those are some pretty awesome shots - especially of the Great Salt Lake.

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  5. I used to be a window seat hogger when I traveled in my single days but lately when I travel with my hubby I find it is better to have an aisle seat so I can rush off to the loo ever so often. I might have a bladder problem hehe but my point is I let the hubs take the window seat nowadays. :D

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  6. WOW!Fantastic photos from the airplane window!
    Have a nice weekend.

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  7. Wow, these are fantastic window view shots!

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  8. Great series of photos and beautiful views.

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  9. Stunning views and photos...wow!!

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  10. Wonderful series. I always ask to sit at the window seat. I love the mountain scenery! Have a happy weekend!

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  11. Great photography shots while air traveling ~ beautiful! Thanks, carol, xxx ~ Happy Weekend ~

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  12. OMG, how on earth can someone take very clear photos from a moving airplane. I always take window seats whenever i go, but i confess, i haven't take shots these clear. Are these straight out of camera (SOOC)? And i wish i can take a flight on top of snowcapped mountains like that at least once. I saw that twice but far from us, i had to strain my neck.

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  13. @ ANDREA: yes these are SOOC, that's why they are hazy. i liked them despite that so i never bothered to do some editing. plus i wouldn't know how to fix them anyway. but i did put my little stamp/name on them though.

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  14. Yeah, it is fun to watch down the window. I too used to click pictures through the window until once an air hostess objected!

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  15. The window seat is my favorite just so I can look out of the window and take photos, too! Great set of shots! SLC is very picturesque when landing. I'm excited that I can now use my camera throughout the flight.

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  16. Fantastic aerial views. I have never taken such shots so far.

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  17. Beautiful views. I too love the window seat!

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  18. Maybe your hubby could give a tutorial on taking shots from an airplane (settings, etc) - these are stunning! Happy SWF!

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  19. What a beautiful view,
    nature is fantastic ;)

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  20. These are fantastic shots! I love the Rockies pictures, so majestic!

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  21. Wow, stunning views indeed -feel like flying :)
    Your husband did great jobs.
    Thanks for sharing and dropping by.

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  22. Your hubby did a fine job of documenting the trip. Excellent shots.

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  23. Awesome! Glad you got the window seat! :-)

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  24. amazing flight photos! gorgeous sight!

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  25. Wonderful window seat shot of the Rockies! Well done!!

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  26. The rockies photo,s are stunning. All beautiful photo,s

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  27. The Rockies - my neighborhood! Nice shots - I also enjoying looking out a plane, but in my case my wife always takes the window seat, and then sleeps.

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  28. Nice flight shots -- your hubby is as good as you are! I love it so much when I see somebody else taking sky pictures -- I always try for a window seat so I can do that, but everybody else always seems so bored and ho hum about the whole thing.

    The rockies are magnificent from up there!

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