Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Ten of My Favorite Moments

Buoyed by the warm reception by fellow Flick'r mates on two of my recent photos, the desire to revisit old photographs gained momentum, so much so that this post is about sharing my favorite memories preserved in megapixels with all of you.

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2014 from Lisbon, Portugal. I returned here in April 2017 and brought friends to see this charming city.

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2014 Venice. A sunset scene was a total surprise because it was the last thing I expected to enjoy while in Venice.

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2015 Hume Lake, California. This scene gave my soul a little rest and comfort; hours earlier, I lost my niece to cancer.

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2013 Point Reyes, California. A perennial day trip destination; this was the first and only time (so far) that we found this old boat. I still remember the my happiness when I saw this boat. It was bugging the heck out of me that every one that goes to Pt. Reyes had been posting about it. I couldn't fathom how in the world that I go regularly and I didn't see it. Until that day.

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2013 Cancun. Sunset reflections. Was in Cancun for medical purpose and was relaxing in the balcony watching this scene. A therapeutic moment.

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2014 Pt Pinole Regional Shoreline. Another local favorite go to place when the soul is weary of daily living.

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2012 Cox Bazar, Bangladesh. Twilight moments are precious moments.

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2014 Zion NP. Zion knocked my socks off!

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2009 Malta. Arriving in Malta via a cruise ship. The view from the grand harbor as the boat inches its way into the port has got to be the very best scene I have ever witnessed. Jaw-droppingly gorgeous.

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2014 Valley of Fire SP Nevada. Again and again I have proclaimed this place as one of my favorite places in the world.

I found more than ten moments in my life (travels or otherwise) that I cherish. I reserve the right to do a sequel *grin*.

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22 comments:

  1. What a lovely post. I especially like the photo of the old boat at Point Reyes. So much charm and character!

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  2. Hello, a lovely look back and gorgeous photos. The Cancun shot is one of my favorites. Have a happy day and weekend ahead!

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  3. I love old wrecks like that boat, I have a thing for dilapidated stuff like sheds, boats, houses etc.

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  4. Wow, so much good stuff here I don't know where to begin! Love the Valley of Fire shot, and that's a location on my list of places to visit. Only been to Pt. Reyes once, but did manage to find and photograph the old boat. Such a cool area! The Cancun sunset is breathtaking!

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  5. All amazing sky photos ~ and what a delight for you to photography and us to see ~ thanks, ^_^

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  6. Fabulous shots! My favorites are Point Reyes, Cancun, and Hume Lake.

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  7. Wonderful colours everywhere.

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  8. Wow, what an all star list. You should do your next 10!!

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  9. Wonderful set of shots that do justice to the places you visited. Sorry for the loss of your niece....

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  10. gorgeous series of images. Love the boat pic in CA. Bring on the sequel.

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  11. Every scene is spectacular and radiate emotions of awe! I can only feel envious in all those scenes, but i am mostly thinking about that scene in Cancun as i haven't seen that kind of sunset. The color below is very much distinct because of that sky opening.

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  12. Great shots. Like everyone of them.

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  13. Wow! Beautiful skies all over

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  14. Thank you for allowing me to enjoy this journey with you. Never see otherwise. Most interesting.

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  15. Oh my gosh, these are absolutely incredible. I couldn't pick a favorite; though, the Cancun photo and Valley of Fire are amazing. I didn't know about this blog. You linked it to your Emma and Buster comment, and I am certainly happy about that. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy

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  16. such a great idea to pick up old favorite moments. I agree it sounds nice all of them. Images and memories to cherish. Good to have photos to remember by.

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  17. What a great idea, Maria! One day maybe I will do a similar post to give an overview of my favorite places and shots. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  18. Wonderful shots! Lisbon is a favourite of mine too.

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