The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

A Sentimental Sunset in Montenegro

Montenegro, sunsets, kotor

The Nice Thing About Strangers

In his saner moments he would have been ashamed to respond so strongly to the familiar, banal and utterly meaningless colours of the sky. But as the sun went down behind a mountain, he suddenly clambered impulsively onto a rock, seized with the feverish notion that from its top he would be able to watch a little longer.

-Antal Szerb. Journey by Moonlight.

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4 comments on “A Sentimental Sunset in Montenegro

  1. joannerambling
    November 7, 2014

    Very nice

  2. M-R
    November 7, 2014

    Magnificent quote to ‘explain’ a magnificent photo, Paige !!!

    • thenicethingaboutstrangers
      November 9, 2014

      Thank you! I took this photo on an early solo trip and felt so fortunate that it actually showed that remarkable sky. 🙂 Usually, my “work” is out of focus–that’s why I write instead of photog. 😀

      • M-R
        November 9, 2014

        Tell me about it …

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