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:

Nat said...

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!

Mynx said...

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

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

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

Lucy said...

What a wonderful travelling time you are having!

Lucy

diane rene said...

love that Hawaiian sky :)

Bossy Betty said...

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

Oilfield Trash said...

Beautiful!!!

missing moments said...

Beautiful!

Ms. Becky said...

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.

Pat Tillett said...

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...

Belle said...

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

Sharon Wagner said...

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

Brian said...

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!

Baby Sister said...

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

Ms. A said...

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

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

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

Marlene said...

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

Chuck said...

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!

Jimmy said...

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

LovkynÄ› said...

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

Stickup Artist said...

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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Rek said...

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.

Ann said...

love the coconut trees, and the skies

BrandNewStudio said...

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

Budd said...

I love sillouettes in photos.

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

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

have a great day!
betty

Copyboy said...

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

Talli Roland said...

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

Gorgeous photos, Pat!

Blue Wave 707 said...

Beautiful sun shots! :-)

Mary Aalgaard said...

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

SquirrelQueen said...

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!

Francisca said...

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. :-)

Elizabeth Varadan aka Mrs. Seraphina said...

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

mice_aliling said...

Oh my, I need the beach soon :)

Shrinky said...

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

Carola said...

All three are so beautiful and scenic shots.

Pat Tillett said...

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.

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Fantastic shots. What a gorgeous place to be.

Darryl and Ruth :)

KaLynn ("MiMi") said...

love love love them!

Icy BC said...

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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