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Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird

dsc_5676-ec_wThis weeks photo challenge at The Daily Post is called “Early Bird”.

Whenever possible, I get up late. But, getting up early almost always pays back with beautiful sights and wonderful experiences. Especially during spring and fall you can find wonderful scenes in the morning hours. Sky is clean, the sun gives a wonderful, warm light and when you are lucky enough, you’ll get boring fog, that make the landscapes magic. But, even without the fog the light is magic and pays back.

Take care!

To give you some more examples, I also attached a small gallery:

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(as always: click on the photos to see them in a bigger size)

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The ride of Aurora

600_0674-e_wIn the ancient roman mythology, the sun-god Sol (Helios in greek) has a messenger driven ahead of him: Aurora (Eos in greek). She has her own carriage and prepares the path for her following brother.

We left all those old roman and greek gods and goddesses far behind, but each sunrise is still announced by wonderful dawns.

Have you ever observed a sunrise in peace without any hurry? If not, try it. Get up early at night, take some warm clothes and a torch and go in the fields. Look for a place, Continue reading “The ride of Aurora”