Monday, July 29, 2013

Take My Breath Away: The Victoria Falls Sun Rise and Lunar Rainbow Edition

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Recently I visited Victoria Falls to watch the sun rise.

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Zimbabwe's Natural Wonder of the world did not disappoint.
It always leaves me in awe.

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The sun rose slowly behind the water, changing the mist from a deep, dark black,

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to a cloud of white mist

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that began to light up the sky in shades of pink, white, orange, and black.

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At 0600, there is no one in the park. It's amazing to have one of the world's most beautiful places to yourself.

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The mist from the Falls.

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The sun trying to emerge.

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Then BAM! It's like a blast of colors that are stunning from the sun rising on the Zambian side,
enveloped in mist when viewed from Zimbabwe.

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Amazing, just amazing.  No photo I've seen ever captures the wonder of the Falls.
See that? That's the sun.  That's right, a huge massive African sun and that's all you see through a wall of mist.

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One of the few places in the world where lunar rainbows exist: Victoria Falls at full moon.
Here's a photo of the 'super moon'...all I have is my memory of the lunar rainbow (no photos!):
one of the most stunning experiences of my life, to see double rainbows at night, illuminated by the moon,
falling gracefully over the falls while the water seemed to glow.

Here's an idea of what the lunar rainbow looks like:
Photo credit.

Go, go, go, if you ever have the chance.  Go at dawn; go at a full moon. Just go.

1 comment:

  1. If someone wants to enjoy their party or holidays with their beloved one then Zimbabwe is the most an amazing place. If want to visit Elephant lodge safari trip with your relatives then have a look on that.


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