Geography of Light and Landscape in Travel

Travelers who want to see and experience the world often are drawn not only to the character of the people, their culture and cuisine, their art and music, but also to the unique essence and spirit of place. Travelers experience places using their full range of human senses each day. Foremost among human senses is an ability to see the quality of the light and color of natural landscapes in places around the world at different seasons of the year. Experiences with light and landscape that are so important when traveling are tied strongly to a myriad of underlying climatic and environmental factors that include shifting regional and seasonal patterns of rainfall and clouds or dryness, temperature, elevation differences, closeness to bodies of water—in essence, ...

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