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Am I the Only One Still Awake on This Airplane?

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Yep, I’m the only one awake on this plane not wearing a Lufthansa uniform. I’m lousy at sleeping on planes. It is frankly a weird feeling, but when out of boredom I raise the window shade I realize the upside.
For the first time ever we are flying over the Great Sahara in daylight.

, Am I the Only One Still Awake on This Airplane?

The Sahara Desert


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Sahara Desert Mountains

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The Sahara Desert Beneath the Clouds


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The Windswept Sahara


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Sahara before Sunset


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Remnants of Green in the Sahara

Flying over the Sahara I had to acknowledge what a good thing it was that I can’t sleep on airplanes. Thirty years ago I was one of just a handful of the 415 passengers on board an SAS flight still awake. Standing near the exit door with the flight attendant, she pointed out through the small window the fjords starkly visible from 40,000 feet on a clear moonlit night. Seeing the lonely beauty of the Sahara brought to mind that nighttime glimpse of the fjords.
I’m so thankful I didn’t sleep through either opportunity!

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  4. Kelly Grace says:

    Thanks, I’m glad you enjoyed them. I felt privileged to see such wonders and I’m so happy my iPad captured them so well. My son works for Apple, so I’ll report the good response. Blessings.

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  6. I love your pictures!

  7. Kelly Grace says:

    Thanks, I was amazed at how beautiful it was. I don’t think it would have seemed so picturesque on foot!

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  9. Kelly Grace says:

    Maybe they should be part of an iPad commercial! Taken from 35,000 feet through an airplane window with an iPad 3. I was surprised at the detail.

  10. Jeanine C. says:

    Fantastic pictures!

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