Tag: Wordpress Photo Challenge

The weekly Wordpress Photo Challenge, sponsored by The Daily Post

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Cloud 9 in 7th Heaven

One Word Photo Challenge: Cloud 9 in 7th Heaven

Fabian and I broke away from the pack, all of whom wanted to ski an area of Blackcomb Mountain known as Crystal Ridge. We wanted powder, and figured the best place to find that was higher, into the grey storm shrouding the Glacier Express as it ascended above the tree line. Snow had been falling sporadically, heavily at times, but for the moment it had abated. There even seemed to be some potentials for breaks in the dense morning cloud cloaking the entire mountain.

So up we went.

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The Jesus Effect

The Jesus Effect

On an otherwise cloudy afternoon the sun suddenly breaks through, casting rays down onto the Andaman Sea and its Karst sentinels. “The Jesus Effect,” I say, loudly enough so Katrin can hear me over the engine’s roar and the ocean sloshing against the Thai longtail’s hull.

“What?”

“The Jesus Effect,” I say more loudly. “When the sun comes through the clouds in shimmering rays like that.”