Sunrise over Little Washington, along North Carolina’s Pamlico River
From North Carolina to Florida and back, we traveled more than 1500 miles across the South over these past 10 days, catching some amazing sunrises and sunsets.
The first shot above is sunrise in Washington, North Carolina taken from the US Highway 17 Business drawbridge that separates the Pamlico River flowing east to the Pamlico Sound, from the Tar River stretching from Greenville and farther inland.
From there, I headed to Burlington, North Carolina to pick up the family, and we drove south across Randolph, Montgomery, and Richmond Counties in North Carolina, and across South Carolina to Georgia’s Jekyll Island for this sunrise:
And another a little further down the Island:
We arrived in Orlando, Florida, and while Walt Disney World is not necessarily known for amazing sunsets, we were able to find a few.
Sunset above Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
Sunset from Epcot’s World Showcase
Sunset in the Epcot Resort Area looking towards the Dolphin Resort
A few more from Epcot’s World Showcase
After leaving Orlando we headed north to Amelia Island where we took the next two shots of the same sunrise:
After getting delayed by South Carolina’s legendary floods, we found ourselves back in Burlington, North Carolina. I came full circle and headed back to little Washington for the following two sunsets:
At the west end of Washington’s Main Street
What’s our human fascination with the sun and it’s rising and setting?
We’re not at all sure but we know it’s real. Please don’t hesitate to drop us a line if we can help you find that next sunset to draw you into a life of travel.
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