mandy munroe

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Chasing the Sunset

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know I’m just back from a trip from the US. Having lived there for almost 5 years (this time around) there were lots of friends to catch up with.
I caught a different flight which left just before the sun had set, usually around 4.15pm at this time of year. About 5 hours into the flight I noticed the beautiful sunset out of the window.

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(sorry about the quality of the image, hopefully you get the idea)

A little look at the inflight map showed we were just skimming the tip of Greenland.

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I don’t know why I’d never thought about this before. The US are 5 hours behind. We were flying West – the sun sets in the West. The flight is around 7 hours long. So if I hadn’t been watching back to back movies, I could have watched the sunset for most of the journey!

I’ll post some images from my visit soon.

To see some of my Instagram pics click on the image on the bottom right of this page.

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2 comments on “Chasing the Sunset

  1. onecreativefamily
    November 28, 2016

    Glad you enjoyed your trip.

  2. colorpencil2014
    November 28, 2016

    Happy you had a good time, hopefully the jetlag will be gone soon too! xo Johanna

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