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Photo of the Week – Langkawi, Malaysia

14 Comments 02 July 2010

Unsettled Seas – Langkawi, Malaysia

I did something a bit different this week, I asked you what you wanted to see for Photo of the Week.  Actually, I asked my Twitter followers what they wanted to see this week!  They had the choice of Kids, Action, Landscape, or Gory Photo topics; Landscapes overwhelmingly won out! Never mind the fact that I chose a beachscape as opposed to a landscape shot…

Experience sunny Langkawi, Malaysia.  Tourists flock to the stunning beach in northern Malaysia since Langkawi cheap hotels are easy to find; however even in paradise there are storms.  You can’t escape Mother Nature!  This storm quickly rolled in as I was taking a beach walk.  The waters were full of energy and the sky grew dark; needless to say – it rained pretty hard moments after this shot.

Read about my Langkawi travel experiences.

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14 Comments so far

  1. I love the contrast of those red roofs against the mountains! Thanks so much for sharing.

  2. Sophie says:

    Langkawi looks beautiful. And slightly mysterious. Very cool photo :)

  3. Lisa says:

    Great shot Sherry. The sky looks ominous. I need to get out!!

  4. Love the picture. Sometimes, the best shot doesn’t have to be sunny beach view. :) It really does provide the feeling of storm on the horizon.

    • admin says:

      Thanks Amy! I always trend towards the darker side of things…so I hadn’t even thought about the sunny beach photo! I remember this day so distinctly – when I look at the photo I can even remember the smell in the air…

  5. Jane says:

    Elizabeth Briel recommended your blog to me, and I’m glad she did. I love the menace/beauty combination in this photo, and the contrast with what I first expected from a photo of Malaysia.

    • admin says:

      How nice of Elizabeth – I feel honored that she would recommend me! Welcome and hope you stop back again!

  6. Mark H says:

    What a superb brroding feel with a little anger in the seas.

  7. Donna Hull says:

    You’ve captured a beautifully moody scene in Malaysia. I can almost feel the storm’s action in the rough surf.

  8. Dave and Deb says:

    Great shot Sherry. I absolutely love bad weather shots. You convey the mood of the photograph perfectly with the dark sky, rough seas and the contrast of the red roofs. Great Capture!

  9. Well, I’m hoping to spend a little time in Malaysia on my trip this fall, so I just added Langkawai to my itinerary. I am an inveterate beach bum! Beautiful shot, BTW, I echo what Debbie said about the red roofs contrasting against the dark sky and water.

  10. Nice timing! I love the contrast and how the clouds have taken the bright green out of the water. Great mood.

  11. Luke says:

    Gorgeous photo. It’s refreshing to see a beautiful picture of the Malaysian horizon that isn’t one of the myriad of sunset images that exist out there but is just as beautiful. Can’t wait to see more! :)


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I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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