View of a Lake

Last weekend we had the opportunity to spend the afternoon lakeside. I have already shared with you the pictures I took of the amazing sunset (here). What made me happy too, though, was spending time just looking at the wide expanse of water and the beautiful greenery that surrounds it.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2013
A Lake and a Catamerang. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2013

The wide expanse of water soothed my soul: a soul that is daily surrounded by the man-made skyscrapers of a city.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2013
View  of a lake. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2013

There were some people on the lake enjoying its serenity and tranquillity.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2013
A canoeist on the lake. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2013

We took a slow boat ride on the water and admired the shoreline and nature’s beauty.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2013
View seen from a boat. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2013

The shoreline looked rugged – especially where there were no docks signalling human habitation.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2013
A lake shoreline. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2013

I enjoyed the boat ride and my afternoon at a place I found invigorating.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2013
Enjoying the boat ride. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2013

I hope that my family and I can visit this spot another day. We enjoyed our time there and created some beautiful memories.

Do you enjoy visiting a lake?

(This post was encouraged by Paula’s non-challenge: Thursday’s Special. Head on over and browse through some inspiring posts)

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2013

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59 thoughts on “View of a Lake

  1. I’m honoured to have encouraged this beautiful post, Coline. I must say that the place is gorgeous and your smile so happy and warm 😀 Quite understandable .. you know something … I am very much like you once I replace concrete with glistening lake surfaces and dark green forests 🙂

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    1. This is the way we should all be living Paula. I don’t think we were made to be surrounded by cement and the noise of machines. I know that every time I am away from it, I am happy 🙂
      I look forward to seeing what others come up with in your non-challenge 🙂

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  2. When I visit Michigan, we’re on the shore of Lake Huron, a huge fresh water lake. Just love spending as much time as possible on the beach there. Completely relaxing.

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  3. Oh wow! That is such a stunning shot of you Colline. You are such a beautiful lady…inside and out and what a gorgeous smile! Great shots of a lovely place too. Thanks for sharing hon. 😀 *hugs*

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          1. Yep, but here they know very well if they do have the camera it doesn’t include photo’s of me..hehehehe. If I was as beautiful as you now that would be another case. 😀

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  4. I was working through a few of your posts…I have much catching up to do. I happened on your smiling face and I absolutely have to say the first thing that came into my head – WARMTH! Do you realize what warmth there is in your expression and eyes, your smile? I felt it so strongly I had to message. I look forward to reading some more as health permits.

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