My Secret Place

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A few walks away from my house lies a secret place where the sunset is lovely. I always stop there and enjoy the view. The sun never fails when it is about to sleep.

A few walks away from my house lies a secret place where the sunset is lovely. I always stop there and enjoy the view. The sun never fails when it is about to sleep.

I discovered this place somewhere in Pavia my hometown a very long time ago. It was when my friend had his own “short-cut” all the way to his house. We passed by the secret place. First, it was never a special thing for me. I think First impression doesn’t last. It was the time when I was chasing sunsets that I rediscovered this place. It’s a big, green field that stretches out the horizon where you can see the silhouetted houses falling in line from South to North. There were trees too and when you gaze upon the northern skies there stands a big water tank from one of the establishments there.

This has been my place. Slowly, it liquefied my dreams into pictures. From then on, I love going there, hang out, a little talk and moment, watch sunset and take afternoon snapshots together with my friends.

written by ethermoon on 2009-01-06 in #world #locations #philippines #sunsets #pavia #iloilo

5 Comments

  1. ananditya
    ananditya ·

    hmm..what a nice place to be

  2. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    lovely place and great sunset shots! I specially like shot n°8 :)

  3. weechonghooi
    weechonghooi ·

    Amazing secret place...

  4. ethermoon
    ethermoon ·

    Thanks everyone! If you can drop by my hometown one day, we can hang out here :)

  5. eazy360
    eazy360 ·

    What a peaceful retreat to make sense of the day's chaos... Like the sixth shot the most :)

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