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Sunset Over the Canal
Portage Glacier at Sunrise, Alaska
First Birthday
The boatman
Sonoran desert toad and western diamondback
True Warrior
Burmese Child at Play
Tower Insides
Honey bee on a sunny afternoon
Sunset at end of the day
Monument Fire
Snowy Desert
Sail dropped
From the top of Apple Hill
A nice view of the false summit while climbing Kilimanjaro.
Thames & London
Stern's Mansion
Time gone by
Mass Mast Sailing
Looking at a Leaf
Yellow and the Boy
Market Day
13th Annual Photo Contest
Snowy Desert

Sustainable travel can mean many things. I believe, in one aspect, it can mean taking care of and honoring the landscapes and environments we visit. Maybe it means picking up trash that was left behind, utilizing gas-free transportation, keeping water and energy use to a minimum, educating local children about respecting the nature around them, etc. This photograph was taken in Brazil in the dunes of Lençois Mahrenses. When I saw the stunning, lifeless branches protrude through the fine, warm sand like sculptures of art, all I could think is how this scene could be mistaken for battered trees in a snow storm during the dead of winter. This photograph represents to me the magic of nature, its sense of humor, but more importantly, how we must take care of it to keep it alive.

TAGS: Brazil, Desert, Dunes, Sand, Snow

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New York City, New York, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Erica Simone.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2013
Total Views: 46
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2015, 6:59 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 50D
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f5.6
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