"It was that glorious hour, with the daylight still glowing everywhere, but the moon already gleaming and the first bats dipping in the green, shimmering air. On the edge of the woods stood dissolving in the last light, bright chestnut trunks against black shadows. A yellow cottage softly radiated the daylight it had absorbed, glowing gently like a topaz. The small paths pink and violet, led through meadows, vineyards and woods..." - Hermann Hesse
75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia These 4,086 square miles in southwest Bolivia make up the world’s largest salt flat. The vast and incredibly flat plains and clear skies of Salar de Uyuni make it both one of the most famous “natural mirrors” on the planet, as well as an ideal altimeter calibration site for Earth observation satellites. 31 of 75 of the most colorful places in the world to go to.
"Don't wish today away. Don't waste it. Redeem one hour to be grateful. Let your thanksgiving rise above the din of disappointment - opportunities lost, mistakes made, the clamor of all that has not yet come." ~Sarah Ban Breathnach
Though current solar activity cycle is the weakest in a century it has brought us some really amazing lights in the night sky these past years. I photographed these Northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland between years 2013 and 2015. More info: joniniemela.