Purple Sunset over Eden

Category: Places


Photo and caption by Mark Voyger

The sun has already plunged behind the horizon, swallowed by the desert dunes west of Baghdad. The last rays of light are painting the clouds above in deeper and deeper purple as darkness descends upon the city. The sky's reflection in the placid surface of the palace lake turns its emerald waters into blood red. The majestic beauty of nature brings serenity and peace of mind before the ominous advent of the night ...

Location: Al-Faw Palace, Baghdad, Iraq


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