Travel theme: SUNSET

 

 

http://wheresmybackpack.com/2012/08/17/sunset/

Now I know there have been previous photo challenges on sunsets, but I also believe it is a universal truth that we cannot resist reaching for our cameras as the sun puts on its goodnight performance. You’ve probably got a myriad of dazzling sunset shots just waiting to be put online, so if you would like to join in this week’s travel theme, create your own post titled Travel theme: Sunset and don’t forget to put a link to this page in your post to make it easy for others to find it. Don’t forget to check back in next Friday for a new travel theme.

xxx Ailsa

My SUNSET  photos were taken at the end of the shortest day 2012.

June 22, 2012

Near Wellington, New Zealand

First 4 photos taken from my front steps. Taken away from sunset.

Last two photos taken from the back of my unit. Taken towards the sunset

http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/its-shortest-day-year

Today is the shortest day of the year with the solstice at 11:09 am.  Auckland will have just 9 hours and 38 minutes of daylight today.  Wellington will 9 hours and 11 minutes of daylight.  Christchurch will have 8 hours and 56 minutes.  Invercargill will have just 8 hours 35 minutes.

Of course this also means that the days start getting longer again as of tomorrow.

 

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31 comments on “Travel theme: SUNSET

    • Thanks, we did not have many sunsets because of the rain and bad weather, but when the sun sets and you can see it leaves you without words. Enjoy your weekend too

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  4. Your “other side of the sunset” shots are sooo pretty, I was sad to turn toward the sun! Great shots! I couldn’t agree with you more about there never being a good reason not to reach for a camera at sunset – I think I’ll post some more – your pinks have inspired me 🙂

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