Sunset over Chesapeake Bay Area ...

@sueznewz2 (9332)
Alicante, Spain
December 23, 2016 11:56pm CST
We took a break from all the christmas  preparations and drove down to Newport news, VA, which is on the James river,  and I thought it was part of the chesapeake bay area, but...,   when I looked it up on google, to check my spelling, i'm not sure it is  part of Chesapeake Bay, but that's where we went. We had a walk around the Mariners Museum, which was very interesting, then we had a drink, and returned to the car. The museum is situated in quite a large park area, on the james river, and its very picturesque, so we drove round the park in the car and along river view drive,  which, as the title suggests,  gives you  glimpses of the river. About half way round there was a parking area, with a good observation area to see the river, so we parked up and took some photos, and then we noticed, that there were quite a few other people about with cameras too, and I said to one of them, beautiful isn't it,  he said ...,  "sure is, but you ain't seen nothing yet, its nearly sunset",  he said, "now that's  really awesome", and he was right, it was, beautiful, so then we took loads more photos, I took 58, in all,  but have put a few of my favourites in a collage, as the post photo, so you can enjoy it too...
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@MarymargII (8232)
• Toronto, Ontario
25 Dec
I have no idea how you did that collage as I can't even get the image to download for me- so I am in awe not only of the river,but of your talents!
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• Toronto, Ontario
28 Dec
@sueznewz2 I really want to be a pro at photos for 2017 so will try this eventually!
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@celticeagle (114391)
• Boise, Idaho
25 Dec
Thank you for sharing these lovely photos. Lovely sunset. Merry Christmas.
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@sueznewz2 (9332)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Dec
Thank you @celticeagle i'm glad you like them, and merry Christmas wishes to you also...
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@celticeagle (114391)
• Boise, Idaho
25 Dec
@sueznewz2 .....They are lovely. Thank you for the Christmas wishes.
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• United States
24 Dec
My mother's side of the family was from the Eastern Shore of Maryland...my parents owned a summer home on the Chesapeake Bay for many years. Newport News, VA isn't on the bay but it might be considered part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, but I'm not certain of that. You are really getting around, glad you're having fun.
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• United States
25 Dec
@sueznewz2 I hope you got to eat some good seafood while there!
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@jaboUK (50134)
• United Kingdom
24 Dec
Beautiful photos, the sunset really was spectacular.
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@sueznewz2 (9332)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Dec
Thanks @jaboUK we were very fortunate with the timing, another couple of minutes, and although we would have seen it ..., we would not have been able to stop and take any photos
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@BelleStarr (31250)
• Portland, Connecticut
24 Dec
You were very close to the James River Plantations which really are worth a visit and of course Yorktown and Jamestown. Merry Christmas Susan and enjoy your time in the US. When are you headed back to Spain? Love your photos of course.
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@sueznewz2 (9332)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Dec
Thanks @BelleStarr if we've got time we are going to try and get back to york town after Christmas, but we might not make it this time as we are returning home on wednesday 28th Dec.... merry christmas and I hope you enjoy your trip to Florida ..
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@marlina (60949)
• Canada
24 Dec
Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos.
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@sueznewz2 (9332)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Dec
Thanks @marlina i'm glad you liked them, I hope you have a good christmas. ..
@Juliaacv (22190)
• Canada
24 Dec
You've captured some lovely shots here, the colours in the sky are awesome.
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@sueznewz2 (9332)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Dec
Thanks @Juliaacv i'm glad you liked them, we were very fortunate with the timing ... ,
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@CoralLevang (39864)
• United States
24 Dec
Beautiful photographs! I especially love the bottom right corner, and the one above.
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@sueznewz2 (9332)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Dec
Thanks @CoralLevang for your kind comments.... i'm glad you like the photos
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@valmnz (12623)
• New Zealand
24 Dec
Sometie it's worth hanging around for the good photos, isn't it. Well done.
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@sueznewz2 (9332)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Dec
Thanks Val. @valmnz it is well worth it, we were Very fortunate with the timing, another few minutes And we would not have had the opportunity to take any photos... I like your new profile photo... I hope yoj have a merry christmas
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@jstory07 (57271)
• Roseburg, Oregon
24 Dec
Those are really beautiful pictures that you took. What a nice area.
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@sueznewz2 (9332)
• Alicante, Spain
25 Dec
Thanks @jstory07. I'm glad you liked them , it was a Beautiful area ...