The only thing I love more than lighthouses is chocolate. And margaritas. And some other things. But what I’m trying to say is I love when the land around lighthouses lends itself to climbing around to get different angles of said lighthouse. Portland Head in Portland, Maine, is one such lighthouse. Here are two distinctly different angles, shot at sunrise Monday.
This week’s photo challenge is: escape, which has many different meanings. I am going to interpret it with one simple photo, shot at Sandy Neck, Mass., (on Cape Cod, near Barnstable). This looks like a lovely place to escape – from day-to-day life, from other people, from noise – even from your kids, if that’s your idea of a peaceful few hours. Unfortunately, as serene as this scene looks, it was shot from a boat, the path of which went right past this serene scene, and which was joined by many, many other boats. Fishermen, whale watchers, day-trippers – all interrupting the solitude of the scene. I still wouldn’t mind escaping there for a few hours (at least until high tide!).