Marianne’s CBBH Photo Challenge this month, is ‘View from an aircraft‘. I always try to get a window seat, more for the view than any other reason. For me, the flying experience is enhanced when I can watch the sunrise, sunset, or just see the fluffy white clouds passing by. I guess some people don’t want the constant reminder that they’re sitting in a long metal tube, about 30,000 feet above the ground, or the sea, and would rather pretend they’re on a train or a bus, so sit in the middle, and there are those that have to keep getting up to use the toilet, so prefer to sit on the aisle. Not me though; I revel in the fact that I’m actually high above the earth, flying effortlessly and at great speed, towards my destination. Quite often, I forget to take the camera out of my cabin bag, and by the time we take off, it’s too late to get up and grab it, so some of my pics are taken with my iPhone. I guess if it’s on airplane mode, that’s permissible, but I’m never sure, so try not to do it when the stewards are close by.
Here are a few of my in flight pics:
Sometimes my attention is distracted from the view out of the window, and I’m more interested in what’s for dinner.
To see more views from airplanes, just click here.
According to the rules of Marianne’s challenge, I have to introduce you to two of the blogs that I’ve commented on in the past month.
First up is my South African blog friend, Adeeyoyo, who writes beautiful poetry which really touches one’s soul.
Then there’s the artistically talented Poppytump, who advertises her blog thus, “PhotographyBooksArtyStuffAndPlentyOfOtherNiffNaffAndTriviaToIgnore.”
Please pop over and visit them both. I promise that you won’t be disappointed.