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This blog is dedicated to Malta - my island home. My aim is not to bore you with history but to share my thoughts and a few facts together with a photo or two. For a more in -depth background of the island please go here. The purpose of this blog is not to point out the short-comings of the island. There are plenty that do that already. My wish is to show you the beauty of an island at the cross roads of the Mediterranean, a melting pot of history; a place where fact and fiction are sometimes fused to create unique myths and legends; a country that has been conquered so many times that our culture is a mish mesh of the lands that surround us and of lands far away. I confess that my greatest desire is to make you fall in love with this tiny enchanting island.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Summer Sunsets


If there's one thing I will miss when summer is over it's the fiery red sunsets that bid us farewell every evening. There is something breathtaking about that moment when the sun is on the edge of the horizon and is about to slip over, leaving the world in darkness. For during those last few minutes it seems as if the sun is bathing in the western sea, cooling itself off and lighting up the sea with its fire.
My words cannot do justice to the beauty of it all, to the colours that light up the pathway of the dying day, to the richness of the hues that precede the velvety black darkness that will soon engulf the land. So I sit there, camera in hand, hoping to capture the last of the summer sunsets.

8 comments:

  1. You managed to do it justice quite well with your very beautiful words Loree!

    Smiles,
    Wanda

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  2. Beautiful post, Loree! I see why you love summer sunsets. How gorgeous it looks setting by the sea.

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  3. Beautiful photos, and I think you did a fantastic job with them..I'm dreading winter already..

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  4. Oooooh.

    WOW.

    Trying to catch my breath here. BEAUTIFUL.

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  5. These pictures never cease to fill me with wonder and awe. So beautiful.

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  6. Hi, Loree, what beautiful pics! thanks for stopping by & for your great comments. I hope you'll come back and see me again.

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  7. The sunsets are beautiful indeed!

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  8. what magnificent sunsets!!..thanks also for popping over to my blog :)

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