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Big sky country 13

In this big flat country storm watching is all about drama. We were hoping to set up camp without rain but that was not to be.


  1. This really looks menacing. This would be the time when I would say: Okaaaay let's see if we can find some cosy hotel room ;-)

  2. Talk about moody ... look at that wee peek between sky and earth ... delightful!

  3. I like the little acid green mounds in the foreground.

  4. Rather threatening when there's hardly any foliage to shelter under.

  5. Martina and Winam, there was no lightening and we were safe and dry in the car ... just a little wet setting up camp but could escape into our warm and dry little van soon after.

    Julie, everything about the light that day delighted me.

    Letty, those little green mounds were why I chose this particular photo from the many I took that day. I like them too.

  6. So beautiful and full of drama!


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