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Undulating 2

We are looking over the undulating land again.  The little lost building in the middle is my only "abandonded" shot on this trip.


  1. I do like the soft undulations in this shot Joan, and the sun gently caressing the top of the far hill. Serenity and definitely solitude!

    1. I enjoy "plotted and pieced" landscape as well as undulating landscape so this one hits two buttons as well as an abandoned building!

  2. I've seen lots of abandoned buildings but for some reason this one looks so lonely and sad.

    1. I am not quite sure if it is sad or simply solitary.

  3. How lovely to see a green land-scape Joan and what a pity that little cottage is abandoned .... imagine the views from the kitchen sink.

  4. So serene and restful on the eyes.


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