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my world #43: point reyes lighthouse

21 Sep

If you have been checking out my weekly entry to MY WORLD you would know that I have posted Point Reyes Lighthouse twice before.  So why show it again you asked? Why not I replied?

Seriously, our friends out of town friend was visiting over the Labor Day weekend and she requested them to take her to Point Reyes Lighthouse.  Since our friends haven’t been to the Lighthouse themselves, they invited us to go with them so we could show them and their friend around Point Reyes and the lighthouse.

I was quite surprised to see the winter-like weather on Labor Day, although foggy/misty day was not unexpected. I was very worried that the out of towner (in brown) would be disappointed because of this very thick fog.  As we were walking towards the lighthouse, the coast was covered in fog. I was talking about the beautiful waves and all she can see was fog.

But she flew coast to coast to see the lighthouse and despite the heavy fog, there were a lot of people including some elderly visitors braving the cold strong breeze and thick fog, she went down to take a closer look and snap some photos.  I was happy to see the fog lift after 30 minutes.  As you can see the fog has thinned down.

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26 Comments

Posted by on September 21, 2009 in My World

 

26 responses to “my world #43: point reyes lighthouse

  1. Tranquility

    September 21, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    Even in the fog it’s a beautiful view! Looks like a COLD day though! 🙂

     
  2. Sylvia Kirkwood

    September 21, 2009 at 7:06 pm

    Oh, I do agree! It is beautiful even with the fog! Marvelous shots! Looks like a fun day — chilly, but fun! Thanks for sharing!

    Have a great week!

    Sylvia

     
  3. Carver

    September 21, 2009 at 7:06 pm

    Interesting post and beautiful shots. I like the ones of the lighthouse but I also love the first one with the trees boughed over with the fog behind the people.

     
  4. fishing guy

    September 21, 2009 at 7:53 pm

    Ewok: That is a really beautiful place to visit and the weather does look so cold.

     
  5. Joe Todd

    September 21, 2009 at 8:05 pm

    I was at Point Reyes many years ago and hope to get back there again.. Thanks for the post

     
  6. foto CHIP

    September 21, 2009 at 8:33 pm

    Looks like a rainy day with an awesome light 🙂

     
  7. Dirkjogt

    September 21, 2009 at 8:34 pm

    Nice place it looks like, the trees look like they gone fall down any minute.

     
  8. SandyCarlson

    September 21, 2009 at 8:52 pm

    This is a gorgeous lighthouse. Thanks for taking us for the walk on such a chilly day.

     
  9. SusieOfArabia

    September 21, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    I think the fog just makes it more magical!

     
  10. maryt/theteach

    September 21, 2009 at 10:19 pm

    oh, ewok, you know I have a picture of the Port Reyes Lighthouse that you sent me! I’d love to visit you and you would take me to the real thing. Your pictures are stunning! 🙂

     
  11. Marites

    September 21, 2009 at 10:36 pm

    i like the shots even with the fog in it. Sounds like Pt Reyes lighthouse is really popular. it’s beautiful too. my world entry is up too.

     
  12. Carolyn on Haida Gwaii

    September 22, 2009 at 12:53 am

    I love that sense of isolation that fog brings to an environment. Great photos.
    Smiles

     
  13. Wren

    September 22, 2009 at 1:13 am

    The fog gives the photos, and the view, an eerie beauty. It may not have been the classic bright sunny seascape, but it looks to be a wonderful location. I think I’m going to have to add another to my list of places to visit someday.

     
  14. Pam

    September 22, 2009 at 1:20 am

    Its always wonderful to visit this beautiful spot. Your photos look so mysterious with all the fog… great shots. Thanks for stopping by, have a wonderful week.

     
  15. James

    September 22, 2009 at 1:26 am

    The California coast is one of my favorite places. Your pictures are really nice.

     
  16. Regina

    September 22, 2009 at 1:29 am

    Beautiful world. Nice photos. Thanks for sharing.

     
  17. JennJilks

    September 22, 2009 at 1:31 am

    Well worth another look! So often one doesn’t go to tourist attractions in one’s own town, unless visitors arrive!

     
  18. Alicesg

    September 22, 2009 at 2:16 am

    Very interesting photos of the lighthouse. Yes, it looked so cold and misty.

     
  19. Sistertex

    September 22, 2009 at 2:25 am

    I love lighthouses. Haven’t gotten to see many, thanks for sharing!

     
  20. Janie of Utah

    September 22, 2009 at 2:56 am

    The beach and the lighthouse are beautiful in the fog. It does look cold for labor day, though.

     
  21. magiceye

    September 22, 2009 at 5:09 am

    *cool* shots! 🙂

     
  22. Baruch

    September 22, 2009 at 7:12 am

    Nice foggy photos

     
  23. Wolynski

    September 22, 2009 at 7:32 am

    I quite like the misty photos – makes it interesting. Claude Monet painted the same thing over and over in different light conditions – why shouldn’t you?

     
  24. koala

    September 22, 2009 at 11:31 am

    It’s great to have a landmark to show visitors. That first photo is great.

     
  25. bw

    September 23, 2009 at 5:38 am

    foggy day but the place still looks great 😉

     
  26. J

    September 23, 2009 at 3:28 pm

    Just reading about those steps makes me feel exhausted, I’m glad your friend got to see the view properly though!

     

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