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A Snowy Egret awaits its next meal
The End of the Chase - Fire Island National Seashore
Monteverde canopy
A leaf
Amalfi and limoncello
Moon Shell in High Dunes - Fire Island National Seashore
Morro Rock lies in the distance across the placid Morro Bay
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Dewdrops on California Poppies
Waiting for the November super moon.
A vivid sunset gradient behind an iconic lifeguard tower on the beach.
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Sunrise over New England Cove with my Canon EOS 70D
Saguaro Cacti in the Southwestern US Skyline
Upward view of buildings surrounding The World Trade Center in New York City, NY
Mountain Man at Geyser basin
Uprooted stump on Morro Bay
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Red moon
Kayking partner on creek in Texas
Point Reyes
Green hills of California Springtime
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A vivid sunset gradient behind an iconic lifeguard tower on the beach.

The photo shows the silhouette of a lifeguard tower on my local beach in Santa Monica. The sunset that day made an amazing display of colors that I was able to capture. It is a simple photo but one with a lot of character and motivation to envision a positive future stemming from a sense of nostalgia. A sustainable travel project is one in which a minimalist approach in all aspects of the trip is taken, bringing little to no materialistic possessions in order to truly see the trip for what it is and to make a large effort to refrain from habitual consumption routines while assimilating into the local culture. This photo exemplifies my minimalist travel philosophy as all I use to move around is an old beach bicycle, my surfboard, and one trusty camera. Simplicity is bliss and refusal of modern consumption habits is a step towards taking a sustainable trip.

TAGS: Beach, Building, California, Ocean, Sea, Sunset

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Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Inaki Pedroarena-Leal.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 16, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
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