Sunset in the City

As I looked outside the window last night, the setting sun caught my eye.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
Sunset in the city. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

Shades of pink covered the evening sky and lights twinkled from streetlights. It was a beautiful sight to behold.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
Sunset skies. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

A few hours later, all light had disappeared and the night took over. Light shone from windows, cars and streetlights.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
A city view at nighttime. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

As nighttime descended, the pace of the city slowed down. But as one knows, a city never sleeps. However I do, and I enjoyed a good night’s rest.

Do you often manage to see the sun setting?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

(This post was inspired by the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge prompt: Nighttime)

24 thoughts on “Sunset in the City

  1. Sunsets are my favorite time of the day, especially where I live now.

    Your photos are wonderful; I agree with the “cotton candy clouds” description that Carol wrote!

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    1. Sometimes I do wish to be living in a place where the buildings don’t hide the setting sun. But then when I am out of the city, I do appreciate it more 🙂

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  2. Your twilight pics Colline, remind me of my nights overlooking beautiful Santiago Chile, the setting sun with the snow capped Andes as a backdrop.
    Theirs something beautiful watching the aura of a city closing down for the night.
    Regards
    Emu aka Ian

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