Crashing Cape Kiwanda [explore 9/22/10]

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Boring afternoon light...decent wave action though. Cape Kiwanda/Pacific City is still, hands down, my favorite bit of coastline.

As a side note, the Pelican Pub and Brewery which is about a half-mile away from these cliffs is quite excellent (as is the clam chowder). However, I discovered that regardless of how truly delicious Grand Cru de Pelican (a very nice Belgian strong dark ale with particularly nice, lingering caramel undertones...the carbonation was quite awesome as well...) is, sufficient quantities made the hike out to these cliffs a bit more interesting than I normally prefer. So, yes, I took this picture while under the influence of alcohol.

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  1. Ralph Oechsle 66 months ago | reply

    Very dynamic ! great image !!!

  2. trvbaker 62 months ago | reply

    whoosh! An amazing capture of a stunning bit of coast

  3. SPNarwhal 62 months ago | reply

    stay on the island, trees!
    stay up there
    youre safe up there!

  4. Giacomo Carena 62 months ago | reply

    wow! what a cool movement! :D wonderful colors! i love it!!

  5. richzki 62 months ago | reply

    Amazing shot!!!

  6. Angelo D'Anna LIGHTS 62 months ago | reply

    the power of nature! beautiful!

  7. Omair Haq 62 months ago | reply

    the island looks like a really big tan fish. especially when I saw the thumbnail

  8. jl serrano 62 months ago | reply

    Magnifica Foto.

    hacia la tormenta

  9. eddiemo106 62 months ago | reply

    Some of the greatest art ever made was under the influence, ask Mozart.

  10. Desert Sun Images 58 months ago | reply

    Very nice. Next time you're in Oregon, drop me a line and I'll show you some sights out on the east side. If you haven't been on this side of the state before, you haven't seen the half of it. :-)

  11. chaiwalla 58 months ago | reply

    So that is why the foreground is blurred. It's that Belgian beer.

    Great spot and great shot.

  12. belthelem 56 months ago | reply

    Excellent work!

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  13. BlueisCoool 54 months ago | reply

    Very nice work - congrats on being explored !

  14. Ryan Captures 54 months ago | reply

    The colours and movement are just stunning!

  15. ~missjobekah~ 50 months ago | reply

    The most amazing picture I have ever seen in my life. Your work is so inspiring. :)

  16. James Duckworth 30 months ago | reply

    Beautiful image....

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