There was something in the air this Sunday. No pun intended, it was not only the airplane from which I took these pictures 😉 After last week's tragic events in France, the massive amount of people that joined the unity rallies in Paris and throughout the world, made me hopeful.
I was in Nice this weekend to run 10K along the Promenade des Anglais for the Prom'Classic 2015 with Kalenji. Minutes before the race, the mayor of Nice (also one of the runners!) reminded us that we all wore the same shirt. That we would run to show that we were free, that we were not afraid and that the values of solidarity and sharing will triumph barbarism. Followed by a minute of applause of more than 10.000 people. It made the circumstances of my first race very unique and the unity I felt of all runners, volunteers, supporters and musicians gave me goosebumps and a big smile on my face throughout the day. Just before landing in Paris, the sky looked like in these photos. I'm not particularly superstitious, but I admit this magical view matched my feelings so well… the united colors of Charlie.
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Here's to a colourful, happy and tolerant world – let's work together on a better remaining of 2015!!
Absolutely! Let's make that happen!
So true. I am happy that I saw that. It was beautiful.
Wasn't it? Very nice to share that moment with you, thanks Ana!
Amazing sunset! And so happy for you on your first race, I hope it was an amazing experience.
I'm hoping what Igor says becomes true… a tolerant world! Here is hoping!
Thanks Giova! The race was a wonderful experience, can't wait to show & tell more of it! Cheers to a hopeful 2015!
Wow, those picture are beautiful, I'm know how hard it is to catch a sunset like that. ;-)
beautiful photos. lucky you to have witnessed such beauty. and your race day in Nice sounds great too. let's hope the magic lasts.
Un très beau Week-End et une belle rencontre aussi.
A très bientôt j'espère ;-)
Found this post navigating through the web and I had to stop by just to congratulate you on those pictures! Beautiful and thanks for sharing these shots.