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Weekly Photo Challenge: MOVEMENT

Welcome to Cape Spear, Newfoundland, the most easterly point in North America. 

It’s exactly 3,102 km from our front door and only 3,020 km to Ireland. Here the rugged coastline is treacherous and high winds, irregular tides, and dynamic ocean currents make it exciting and dangerous. Sometimes visitors get too close to the edge and get swept away by rogue waves of the frigid North Atlantic. This doesn’t deter us thrill seekers on this especially windy day.

Feeling as free as birds, we lean precariously over the cliff’s edge into the howling winds and revel in its power. It’s like standing in a wind tunnel only this is all natural. There’s no need to actually move to feel like we’re in MOVEMENT.

To see how others interpret the word ‘movement’ visit the Weekly Photo Challenge.

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30 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: MOVEMENT

  1. Wonderful photo. Really makes me want to visit Newfoundland.

  2. It is exhilarating just to look at the photo. Perfect for the theme!

  3. It seems a wild and wonderful place. An inspiring place for writers. 🙂

  4. Wow! This a thrilling version of the theme. I felt like I was on the edge myself. These words just added to the suspense, “Feeling as free as birds, we lean precariously over the cliff’s edge into the howling winds and revel in its power.” Wonderful my friend. Thanks….

  5. My…that looks scary! i would be too chicken 🙂 Great choice for this challenge.

  6. This is a good one. The wind against the clothes…pretty cool concept

  7. That wind is intense! It shows in the photo…nice shot!

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  9. Beautiful shot, although it looks a bit dangerous…!

  10. That’s ace. I love leaning into a strong wind like that, although I’d probably be further back from the edge!

  11. Fabulous picture. It has a real energy about it.

  12. Great take on this week’s challenge. Cape Spear is a very photogenic place.

  13. The wind whipping the clothes and the waves gives a wonderful sense of motion!

  14. Crazy! I love it. 🙂

  15. Nice shot! (I don’t get that close either!!)

  16. Ack! Could never do that, not even get close to the edge

  17. Wow, that’s a great movement pic, but it made my heart stop, just thinking how easily one could get blown over the edge.

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