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May 222013
sunset over house
Sunset photos from some favourite places

“There’s never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same.” ∼Carlos Santana

There is a scientific explanation for the brilliant orange, red and pink colours of a sunset. It has to do with the colour of light, wavelengths, atmospheric refraction, and something called Rayleigh scattering. Fortunately, I do not need to understand the science to appreciate the beauty.

Here are some favourite sunsets:

Manitoba sunset

On the Manitoba prairie

Nevis sunsets

On the Caribbean island of Nevis


Clear Lake, Manitoba

Clear Lake, Manitoba

Brentwood Bay sunset

Brentwood Bay on Vancouver Island, British Columbia


storm rolling into Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba as a storm blows in

Arizona sunset


It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream. ∼Bern Williams

This post is linked to Noel Morata’s Travel Photo Discovery Travel Mondays.

  10 Responses to “Sunsets”

  1. Arizona is so vibrant and I love the cacti as a contrast.

  2. Wow! Love that last shot especially!

  3. Nice! I like the ones in Arizona 😀

  4. Great sunset pictures, Donna. I am very passionate about taking sunset pictures myself.

  5. Nice photos Donna. I’ve always thought sunset in the desert was pretty special but my favorite here is the one from Clear Lake.

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