SkyWatch: Mountain Sunset

This mountain sunset photo was taken from a moving car on the highway from Madinah to Jeddah.  I grew up in mountainous Arizona, and since Jeddah is fairly flat, I was spellbound by the mountains on the drive up to Madinah and back. I really miss the gorgeous Arizona sunsets …
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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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25 Responses to SkyWatch: Mountain Sunset

  1. tina says:

    AA Susie,

    Mosh’Allah you take great pics!

  2. Müge says:

    A gorgeous sunset! Happy New Year! 🙂

  3. What a beautiful drive that must have been! Really beautiful photo for SWF.

  4. ESNORWAY says:

    nice pic happy new year!

  5. doof says:

    Great phot, I love desert sunsets, they are so moving…

  6. I can’t believe you caught this from a moving car. Very nice. I’ll try to get some more Arizona sunsets, just for you!!

  7. chapheng says:

    Great shot. Looks like hot weather!

    Happy New Year!

  8. Arija says:

    Lovely photo with that splendid halo around the sun!

  9. Rottlady says:

    A great shot considering the moving vehicle. Happy SWF!

  10. soulbrush says:

    i love desert shots. happy new year.

  11. Jennifer says:

    Gorgeous sunset 🙂

  12. Imtiaz says:

    Hi Susie,

    As said always, you take some best snaps in this world,, the snaps one has ever seen in his life !! Truely awesome !

    You always take some rare images but I want you to go through the streets inside the holy city of Makkah and capture those rare snaps one has forgotten to have a look at.

    Imtiaz (My personal yahoo chat ID)

  13. Suzanne M says:

    Love the colours in the photo, Happy SWF and Happy 2009 to you and your family.

  14. Billie says:

    Beautiful picture! Since you and I lived in the same Arizona town, Douglas, I know exactly what you mean about missing the mountains. Arkansas, where we now live, is also breath-takingingly beautiful with lots of mountains but not the stark reality of the desert southwest. A definite contrast of colors and hues.

    Happy New Year!

  15. Beautiful photo. I can understand why you might miss the Arizona mountains as they are gorgeous. But this is very pretty too.

  16. What an interesting journey you have made from the desert of Arizona to the desert of Saudi Arabia. You really should write a book about this.

  17. Geogypsy says:

    Nice sunset shot on the run. Drop by to refresh your AZ memory.

    Welcome to 2009!

  18. Sue says:

    I like taking pics from moving vehicles, too. You captured a lovely scene there!

  19. Chris says:

    Wonderful golden picture!

  20. imac says:

    An eye for a photo.

  21. Gill says:

    that is a lovely photo……

    Gill in Canada

  22. nadia says:

    SubhanAllah, that is one gorgeous sunset!

  23. Judy says:

    Such a beautiful sky in this photo and gorgeous mountain. You can view the Bradshaw Mountains near Prescott at my blog post for Jan 1.

  24. Steffi says:

    Hi Susie!I wish you and your family a very Happy New Year 2009 !
    Really nice photo and it looks very warm!Happy SWF!

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