The tune of the moon on the ocean

Trip Start Aug 09, 2007
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Sunday, August 19, 2007

I've never watched the moon set, before. But it brings home to you the strangeness of a place - more so than swimming with turtles, or pointing at iguanas on lava-covered tracks. I noticed the moon low in the sky, its reflected silver illuminating the island of Fernandina and the sea in front, waves seeming to be high-speed dancers, hurling themselves into its central vortex. It slowly grew more red, as it sank, until it became a small red dot above the hills, then that too disappeared. The starlight alone was feeble - the moonlight was capable of showing almost all the island. Possibly this goes someway to explaining the role of the moon in folklore. Possibly, I'm talking bollocks. ¿Qien sabe?
I have about 300 photographs of the Galapagos. I'll sort through them and post a few when I get to Guayaquil next week.
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squidgy66
squidgy66 on

God I'm Jealous
But forget that. Have you heard the results today? Scum lost 1-0 away against Citeh and Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool only managed to draw. Happy days! One win and the Mancs will be behind us in the league! (always look on the brightside!)

Hope you're well. God, you're not really a veggie are you you freak?

Take care

Lee

loz_
loz_ on

Re: God I'm Jealous
Matt's a veggie who likes bacon sarnies ;-)

I won 16 quid betting that Portsmouth would win on Saturday. LOL :-)

I'm looking forward to those photos Matt.

All the best

Loz

derekjws
derekjws on

sounds nice
...and it also sounds like you have been on the special mushrooms, or maybe an licking an exotic lizard or 2...

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