Monday, July 25, 2011

Skyward -- Kauai





One more Kauai post after this one. I'm starting to get behind on other things. We got back from a little roadie to an awesome campground in the Cuyamaca mountains last week, so I have some photos from that and now we're leaving on another one in two days to the Santa Ynez Mountains. Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining one little bit!


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42 comments:

  1. Pat, these are just beautiful... a tropical paradise!
    I would frame these and hang them as a trio in my study/office... somewhere to dream about escaping to when on the phone to particularly annoying clients!

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  2. I adore the colours in the second photo. The contrasts are gorgeous.

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  3. Awesome photos! Really like the first one. And just enjoy all of your adventures.

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  4. What a wonderful travelling time you are having!

    Lucy

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  5. These are so great! You are a traveling man these days. You have my permission to go as long as you take your camera!

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  6. those are some real WOW photos. I especially like the colors in the second one. embiggening them does really add to the effect! great shots Pat. you're on the move a lot lately. hope you're having a blast. take good care.

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  7. Nat - Thanks Nat! This may be hard to believe, but I've never hung or printed a single photo I've ever taken.

    Mynx - I really like that one also. some might say there's too much sun in it, but I like it!

    Alex - Thanks Alex. These two places aren't major mountain ranges, but they are nice in their own right.

    Lucy - I guess the trade off is age... I wish I could done these things when our kids were young.

    diane - Me too! Nothing like it.

    Bossy Betty - As long as it's okay with you. Believe me, I'll have at least one on me at all times. We have one hike planned to what is supposed to be a really nice off the beaten path waterfall. We'll see...

    Oilfield Trash - Thanks so much!

    missing moments - thanks!

    Ms Becky - Thanks Ms Becky! I am having fun, I have to admit though, I think I like doing these things better in when everyone's kids are back in school. It's more quiet...

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  8. I envy the people of Hawaii. They are so blessed to have beauty, ocean and good weather!

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  9. Only one more Kauai. Oh no! But I'm sure the next travel shots will be great as well.

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  10. Well, I would be different, I love that last photo! You sure go lots of beautiful places, can't wait to see what you found while you were camping!

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  11. I love sunsets, and these are no exception. Simply beautiful!!

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  12. You people with a life, amaze me. I want one!

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  13. Wow, Pat. These are the most gorgeous yet. Amazing shots.
    xoRobyn

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  14. I'm so glad I came here late this evening. This is some awesome imagery to fall asleep to. :) Beautiful....simply beautiful.

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  15. Super sunsets Pat! You know these type are my current enjoyment. I even went out tonight and caught a weird sky formation at sunset. Nothing beats the tropical setting and a good sinking sun. You had a great trip!

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  16. I can see whay you are not complaining Pat, Beautiful pictures my friend

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  17. the one in the middle actually looks like some kind of fantasy landscape from a calender or book cover

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  18. These are spectacular Pat. I love the dark foregrounds against the sea and sky. Seems like you are really getting around too. Good for you. I'm looking forward to your mountain pics! Happy Trails!

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  19. Hi dude...Never seen a pictures like this great collections.Thank you so much.

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  20. Beautiful nature shots...I need to pen the thesaurus for better words,
    sorry for the delayed visit.
    Haven't been able to access blogs on Blogger for a week...a frequent problem with my Isp...anytime someone blogs against the govt/flaming stuff they block Blogger.

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  21. love the coconut trees, and the skies

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  22. Fascinating Pictures.
    It has been delightful
    to visit your gallery.
    Good Creations

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  23. I love sillouettes in photos.

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  24. stunning shots, pat!
    it's really hard to pick a favourite.

    have a great day!
    betty

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  25. Kauai is seriously heaven on earth. I have to go.

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  26. You used 'embiggen'! Ah! Thought you didn't like that word. :)

    Gorgeous photos, Pat!

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  27. The sun is so huge in the second shot. All I can do is sigh and stare.

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  28. Beautiful photos Pat, the second one is a real WOW shot. The sun looks absolutely enormous!

    From a tropical paradise to the mountains, that's the way to spend the summer. Enjoy!

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  29. Three stellar sky shots. I'm not even going to try to pick a favorite. Glad you're having such a great time, Pat. It's what living is for. :-)

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  30. Your photographs are so lovely. They put a viewer right there!

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  31. I enbiggend, and now I am enjealoused..! That looks FAR too much fun to come home from.

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  32. All three are so beautiful and scenic shots.

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  33. Belle - They really do have a beautiful place to live!

    Sharon - I might even skip the last one. I've been on two other trips since I got back. I'm SO behind...

    Brian - thanks so much! Yes, we had a good time. We have another trip planned in August and another in September. I'm starting to forget what home looks like!

    Baby Sister - Thanks so much! I appreciate it...

    Ms A - Hey, it took me a long time to get here! I'm enjoying it while I can.

    Robyn - Thanks so much! All I did was push the button...

    Marlene - thanks Marlene! I'm glad you liked them.

    Chuck - Thanks so much Chuck! Yeah, I get hooked on them as well. Add an ice cold drink to that combo and I agree!

    Jimmy - Thanks Jimmy! I'm really happy to see you here.

    Ven - I like that one also. Like a sunset from a planet with a giant sun.

    Stickup Artist - thanks so much! I know, it seems we're always on the road.

    WHI - Thanks for commenting!

    Rek - thank Rek! Your government really does that? wow!

    Ann - thanks Ann! I appreciate it.

    BrandNewStudio - thanks so much for stopping by and commenting.

    Budd - Thanks Budd, I feel the same way.

    Betty M - Thanks Betty! I'm thinking that I'll do a post of my favorites from Kauai. I don't think I've posted any of them yet.

    Jesse - It seriously is! If you ever have the chance...

    Talli - Nah! I love that word! One of my new favorites...

    Mary Aalgaard - Thanks Mary, it was a pretty awesome scene!

    SQ - thanks so much! It looks like it's from a sci-fi movie. Yep! We can't seem to stay at home.

    Francisca - Thanks Francisca! Same with me!

    Elizabeth - Thanks! It so nice to really BE there!

    Mice - I'm with you! Even though I live on the coast, I don't ever take it for granted.

    Carola - thanks so much! I appreciate the nice words.

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  34. Fantastic shots. What a gorgeous place to be.

    Darryl and Ruth :)

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  35. Gorgeous sky photos! I love the colors of them. I can see three people watching the sun in the second photo!

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    Joseph Davidson
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