Half Light : Weekly Photo Challenge


Ballycotton LighthouseThe picture of Ballycotton Lighhouse, in East Cork, was taken in the early afternoon, but rain clouds overhead were gathering, and it looked like evening time.

Sunset over Lake Kariba

The sky above was a sunset photo taken at Lake Kariba, in Zimbabwe, a country that always has spectacular sunrises and sunsets, especially when there are clouds around.

African sunsets always remind me of the song by Toto – I bless the rains down in Africa, and the chorus goes –

I bless the rains down in Africa
I bless the rains down in Africa
(Ah, gonna take the time)
Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

Rains in Africa are sometimes fairly scarce, (not like Ireland and England usually), so they are very welcome when they do arrive.

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20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. anotherday2paradise
    Mar 28, 2016 @ 21:23:03

    Oh, your lighthouse photo is so perfect, Joan. πŸ™‚ The colours in the lake Kariba sunset are magnificent. I have fond memories of doing a sunset cruise there. πŸ™‚

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  2. happyface313
    Mar 28, 2016 @ 21:48:05

    πŸ™‚ Great pictures!
    Have a very HAPPY week πŸ™‚

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  3. nicklewis
    Mar 28, 2016 @ 22:52:00

    I love that song. Recently when we went to Mauritius, they played it on Radio 2 as we travelled to the airport on our way out there. It set the theme for the trip.

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  4. Lynz Real Cooking
    Mar 29, 2016 @ 00:40:54

    Wow amazing

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  5. lynne hoareau
    Mar 29, 2016 @ 05:03:06

    Beautiful pics, The colours in your Lake Kariba pic are amazing ! and that lighthouse – wow !

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  6. heavenhappens
    Mar 29, 2016 @ 13:15:31

    I love those words and your photos are great. It sounds like you are having a wonderful retirement

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  7. socialbridge
    Mar 29, 2016 @ 21:59:20

    Lovely post, Joan. Ballycotton Lighthouse is one of my favourite places in the whole world!

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  9. aj vosse
    Apr 02, 2016 @ 05:18:11

    Aaaah! Africa!! πŸ˜‰

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