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Loch Mallachie sunset

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Loch Mallachie sunset
Cairngorms - Nethy Bridge, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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About the photo:

I was staying in the Cairngorms for a week at Nethy Bridge, near Loch Garten. It was October, so the famous osprey centre at Loch Garten was closed, but the woods of Abernethy Forest that surround Loch Garten were full of fabulous fall colours. I parked the westernmost parking area at Loch Garten and took the signed footpath through the woods to the shore of Loch Mallachie. This is a small, secluded loch, surrounded on three sides by forest, but on the southwest the view opens up, allowing the setting sun to cast a glow across the loch. The thing I remember most about this photo is the sheer peace that pervaded the scene. It was fabulously quiet, with only the occasional honk of geese flying overhead to disturb the silence. That, and it was c-c-cold standing there waiting for the sunset to arrive!

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