A Little Closer to Heaven

By: Barbara

Mar 11 2012

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Category: Block Island, Landscapes, Nature Photography, Photography, Seascapes, Travel Photography


Focal Length:35mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:NIKON D80

I love this piece in today’s New York Times Travel Section, “Where Heaven and Earth Come Closer” by Eric Weiner.  He writes about finding the “thin places” on Earth where “we are jolted out of old ways of seeing the world.”

Discovering a thin place is what makes travel so exciting. As Weiner explains, thin places can be sacred spaces like churches or temples, or not. They are just as likely to be in a holy place as in the middle of a busy city or in the middle of nowhere. And while they may be different for different people, you’ll know right away when you enter one.

This place is called Bit O’ Heaven and you can see why.


3 comments on “A Little Closer to Heaven”

  1. This is perfection. Imagine growing old there!

  2. Beautiful Barb!

    I miss Block Island sunsets.

    Mary Beth

  3. Block Island is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

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