9/26/11

directions: wake up at 3.30 am. stuff as many blankets & sweaters as you can into the car. (optional: pack snacks you don't end up eating). drive for an hour until you reach an altitude of 10 000 feet. shiver for an hour, but marvel as the sky slowly turns pink, lighting up the clouds below you. suddenly, that hot fiery ball of sun pops up over the clouds and the clouds disappear. the sun lights up the crater below you and instantly warms the air. and then be amazed, because it's really one of the most beautiful things you've ever seen.

29 comments:

  1. wow, it really does look beautiful and sounds amazing

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  2. that is lovely, just through photos. i cant imagine just how amazing in real life! also, you look really cute in glasses. and i like the double sweatshirt look on mike. :) definitely done that once or twice!

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  3. I dont think it gets more beautiful than that. So amazing, and I bet- totally worth it.

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  4. what can I say?? amazing pictures!!! such a magical moment! wow!!

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  5. Holy crap it looks magnificent! Kellie xx

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  6. oh my goodness.. that's incredible. I can just imagine feeling empowered and humbled after seeing this, and heading back down the mountain with my rufus for a breakfast in a nearby cafe. perfection.

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  7. breath-taking. I adore how your blog is so simple, yet so beautiful. gorgeous!
    <3katie
    www.katies-favorite-things.blogspot.com

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  8. I feel the warmth and it feels so nice :)

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  9. Aw, sounds fun :) We just got back from Kauai and woke up for many sunrises and watched gorgeous sunsets. It was wonderful :)

    This set of photos are beautiful, love the orange :)

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  10. i love the new layout! my parents went to halcakala at dawn when they went to hawaii last year and witnessed a man propose - so beautiful and surreal there

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  11. Oh my god, I am totally and utterly in love with your pictures from Hawaii. I am trying to convince the hubby that we should go to Hawaii (with a week in California beforehand) for honeymoon but he just doesn't think it's exotic enough.

    Please help me to change his mind!

    Maria xx
    www.cheekypinktulip.blogspot.com

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  12. So stunning. I'm so glad you rolled out of bed at 3am to do this and share with us.

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  13. Absolutely stunning Mrs S :) xx

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  14. just beautiful. thanks so much for sharing!

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  15. wow, this is incredibly epic- and dear, you are beautiful xx

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  16. so beautiful. i can't even imagine what it must have felt like in real life.

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  17. Waiting the sun to wake up. How poetic life.

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  18. Have I ever told you how much I love your photography? Yes, I have, but I feel the need to tell you over and over!

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  19. so incredibly gorgeous...i need to do this.
    j.

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  20. New to your blog. Stunning photos really. Well done!

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