Sunrise, Sunset

Not a Fiddler on the Roof reference, but the beauty that i sunrise and sunset from the air. There are a lot of magical things about flying. For one, a chunk of ridiculously heavy aluminum manages to travel 500 mph through the air. But, by far, the most beautiful part of flying to me is sunrise and sunset. I was treated to another fine showing this morning on the 6:30am Delta Shuttle flight from LaGuardia to DC. There is something about taking off right at dawn, breaking through the clouds and seeing the range of orange and purple hues fully span the skyline that is rather amazing. If you can manage to find an afternoon flight from Europe to the US or a west-bound transcon timed correctly you can watch sunset for hours, chasing the sun west across the globe.

I highly recommend it.

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.