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Illinois Cornfields under snow

Illinois Cornfields under snow

Taken from WN1852/27 Dec 2005 en-route from Phoenix to Chicago Midway


Desert development

Desert development

At least Las Vegas appears to impose desert restrictions on planting around new housing unlike Phoenix - view from WN2670/24 Dec 2005


A blurry Strip

A blurry Strip

Also from AC593/23 Dec 2005 - heading south parallel to and east of the Strip


Outskirts of Sin City

Outskirts of Sin City

The outskirts of Las Vegas as seen from AC593/23 Dec 2005. The blur was unavoidable but captures the essence of this city where much is not quite as it seems.


Thunderstorms around Pearson

Thunderstorms around Pearson

Aboard AC424 YYZ-YUL, June 15 2005


Pillowy clouds

Pillowy clouds

AC752 YUL-LGA June 14 2005


Sunset over Cuba

Sunset over Cuba

Taken from AA2163 enroute MIA-SJO, April 10 2005


Sunset over Lake Michigan

Sunset over Lake Michigan

Taken from AC521 YUL-ORD, 23 March 2005


Christmas Moon over Northern Canada

Christmas Moon over Northern Canada

Taken from UA895 ORD-HKG, 25 December 2004


Earthbound Peaks

Earthbound Peaks

Taken from an American flight from STL-SFO, March 2004