Catching the fleeting scenes of many splendored life with a camera.
'Look closely. The beautiful may be small' — Kant

7 July 2011

The Dunes in Late Spring.

There aren't many places left in the world where natural coastal dunes hasn't been gobbled up by ugly hotel skyscrapers, oil refineries and the like, especially in Europe. Fortunately, you can still come across the patches of almost virgin coastal dunes to chill out.

Sea daffodils on the Mediterranean dunes
Sea daffodils (Pancratium maritimum) on the Mediterranean dunes.
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Agave americana marginata
Agave americana marginata.
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Mediterranean dunes with acacia shrubs
Mediterranean dunes with acacia longifolia shrubs.
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Mediterranean dunes covered with sea figs and sea daffodils
Mediterranean dunes covered with sea figs and sea daffodils (Pancratium maritimum).
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2 comments:

  1. I just loved these shots. You could feel the ocean breezes, and the smells are intoxicating.

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  2. I'm glad you liked them. You're spot on, that's exactly the sensation I meant to stir up -- the smell of the sea.

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