follow the rainbows

Sometimes you just need to trust your gut feeling. Today was one of those days. The weather here in Cronulla, Sydney, Australia, was pretty all over the place, from nice and warm to unbelievable hard core showers. However it cleared up and it was nice and warm again. Something told me to get out; go to the beach and play with my camera. So I did. It didn’t take long for a crazy rain shower to come down but then I also could see the sun still trying to be brave and fight against the rain. In my mind I was saying: well, no beach and playing with my camera but then I stopped and thought ‘ hang on a sec.’ rain and sun equals rainbows, right? So, I decided to keep walking and when finally arrived at the beach there was the beautiful rainbow. I loved the clouds formation and the rainbow pushing through.

Cronulla beach
Rainbow over Cronulla Beach

Now, it started raining again but I knew it will stop soon anyways. Then I was able to capture that beautiful scene.

rainbow over Australia
Rainbow over the ocean of Austalia

I couldn’t get enough of these beautiful rainbows. More and more would follow and then this massive cloud coming in…oh oh…first I had to get the photo. I worry about me getting drenched later.

Storm in Cronulla, Sydney
Storm cloud over Cronulla

…and now, guess what…yes, i got drenched…unbelievable this heavy rain. I was literally running to a shelter in Shelly beach in Cronulla; absolutely soaked but excited.

…and here there was another rainbow again….what a great afternoon.

Shire, rainbow
rainbow over shelly beach, Cronulla

I had to wait for quite a while; went then home, totally wet but with a big happy smile.

What did I learn today: Get out and trust your instincts and you will see amazing things when you just open your eyes. Mother nature can be amazing.

Have a great start into the week.

Alex

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