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Dawn in the Skies

Over Southeast Asia. August 2012.

One of the few advantages of not sleeping well on overnight flights is the chance that you might be awake when the sun rises. It’s one thing to be on the sunward side of the plane to see the sun break over a plain of white clouds. But if you are lucky enough to be awake and to have to a window seat and to open the window shade at just the right time, and be sitting on the other side of the plane, if that’s your kind of luck, then you get the colours.