Above the Clouds

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Comments (5)

steandeb on August 12, 2007

fantastic photo mathew. it must have been exhilarating to be above the clouds.

Pympe on August 12, 2007

Nice Matthew!! Like a glacier made out of cotton... The buildings? An observatory? /Thomas

Matthew Walters on August 12, 2007

Thanks, steandeb. The difference between the weather below and above the clouds was quite staggering.

Hello, pympe - yes, the white buildings form an observatory - both meteorological and astronomical.

limak on September 5, 2007

i took a bus tour around Tenerife, and our guide told us that "once we’re gonna pass that next hill we will see tons of snow covering the north side of the island" (and it was middle of summer). unfortunately we were unlucky and that day there was no 'snow'. of course she later explained to us that she had those clouds in mind.

oh, and very nice photo btw ;)

Matthew Walters on September 5, 2007

Thanks limak!

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  • Uploaded on August 11, 2007
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    by Matthew Walters