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The AncientBeauty of HalongBay by lorrainemd The AncientBeauty of HalongBay by lorrainemd
Taken on a boat ride in Vietnam's Halong Bay. There are over 3000 islands rising from the beautiful green waters over an area of 1500 square kilometers. The mountain-like formations in the distance are made of limestone and many are hallowed out allowing for cave exploration.
The boats and junks sail peacefully over these waters just as they did over 100 years ago. I felt as if I was transported back in time on this glorious day...so I tried capturing this old feel with this picture of the bay and boat lead by the wooden dragon at its head.
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elviaje Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2006   Photographer
this is currently on my top 10 list of places to visit. do you know the legend of the dragon and the jewels that goes with the islands? i can't quite remember, but this is a beautiful capture of the bay.
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LDL Featured By Owner May 15, 2005
it is very difficult to take some pictures from Halong Bay, a lot of time, there is fog and rain......
;)


when the time is clear, now it is quite impossible to take a very clean focus, because the pollution is more important.......
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AndreinaSky Featured By Owner May 2, 2005
LOVE this picture!! its just beautiful and awesome. thank you for sharing this wonderful image, it makes me happy everytime i look at it!
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alorelei Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2004   Writer
thankyou for submitting this :blackrose:
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class-pessimist Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2003
oooo i was trying to find who took this photo for the longest time!!!
this is a magnificent piece
+fav
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cadmus Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2003
This is a great shot, I love the sepia tones it really does it justice.
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drsmith Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2003
wow, this is beautiful, reminds me of Thailand.
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jackfreak Featured By Owner May 23, 2003  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You get the feeling of being in some other dimension or in a dream.
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sinajahn Featured By Owner May 23, 2003
this is fantastic....
obviously it's nice as-is but cropping out the other elements of the boat besides the dragon head would be even cooler.... in mu humble opinion.
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leafinsectman Featured By Owner May 11, 2003
That is sooooooooooo nice!! I wish I get a chance to go there someday. Nice touch with the sepia. Well done w00t!
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