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From the Window Seat | Honolulu

I’m Hawaii dreaming and keeping my fingers crossed. πŸ˜‰ So today, I’m sharing some pictures from my window seat aboard a Hawaiian airlines flight to the Hawaiian capital, Honolulu...
Aerial shot of Honolulu airport and the Pacific Ocean.

I’m Hawaii dreaming and keeping my fingers crossed. πŸ˜‰ So today, I’m sharing some pictures from my window seat aboard a Hawaiian airlines flight to the Hawaiian capital, Honolulu on Oahu Island.

It was my first visit to the Aloha State, a few years ago. And we were flying in from San Jose, California. It was an August (in every way) afternoon and the Pacific Ocean looked its best and the islands of Hawaii looked very inviting.

These photographs are from a point-and-shoot camera, and there was the airplane window between the camera and the sights below but you can still see how gorgeous Honolulu and the great Pacific are together:

Aerial shot of Honolulu airport and the Pacific Ocean.
Oahu’s shoreline and the Pacific Ocean.

 

Aerial shot of Honolulu airport and the Pacific Ocean.
Almost there.

 

Aerial shot of Honolulu airport and the Pacific Ocean.
Honolulu from the window seat.

 

Aerial shot of Honolulu airport and the Pacific Ocean.
 

A bit of the Hawaiian capital and the Pacific Ocean, just before touchdown.

 

Aerial shot of Honolulu airport and the Pacific Ocean.
Honolulu International Airport on Oahu.

 

Aerial shot of Honolulu airport and the Pacific Ocean.
After a few hours in the capital city, we were getting ready for another flight.
We were getting ready for take off here.Β Our destination — Big Island, HI.

 

Aerial shot of Honolulu airport and the Pacific Ocean.
The Pacific Ocean, a little after take off from Honolulu Airport.

 

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  • carol l mckenna
    25 July 2016 at 9:45 pm

    Fantastic photos! I loved Hawaii ~ a paradise in most areas ~

    Wishing you a Happy Week ~ ^_^

    • dNambiar
      26 July 2016 at 2:23 am

      Thank you, Carol.
      I love HI too. I agree, it is quite a paradise.

      Happy week to you too, Carol. πŸ™‚

  • Prasad Np
    26 July 2016 at 7:36 am

    It is such a magical experience to click pictures from Airplane window.. that first one with the air strip ending suddenly in cliff is totally Hollywood types

    • dNambiar
      26 July 2016 at 6:22 pm

      I swear it is a magical experience. Love doing this!!
      That's my favourite pic too. Thank you, Prasad. πŸ™‚

  • Arti
    26 July 2016 at 10:05 am

    I love capturing shots from airplane windows too and these shots are totally mesmerizing. Hope your Hawaii dream sees the light of the day soon πŸ™‚

    • dNambiar
      26 July 2016 at 6:23 pm

      Thank you so, so much, Arti. πŸ™‚

  • rupam sarma
    26 July 2016 at 11:05 am

    Amazing clicks.
    Greetings πŸ™‚

    • dNambiar
      26 July 2016 at 6:23 pm

      Thank you so much, Rupam.

  • jaish_vats
    27 July 2016 at 7:44 am

    Lovely pics,…I am humming Sridevi's Hawa Hawaii song now πŸ˜€

    • dNambiar
      27 July 2016 at 7:05 pm

      Haha! πŸ™‚
      Thank you, Jaish. How have you been?

  • umashankar
    27 July 2016 at 12:39 pm

    That was truly a window seat, Divya! What a way to say Aloha! to the Hawaii.

    • dNambiar
      27 July 2016 at 7:07 pm

      That was the best greeting indeed. πŸ™‚

  • Saru Singhal
    27 July 2016 at 7:46 pm

    This is one of the places on my bucket list. Btw, point and shoot are better than DSLRs. They are easy to handle.

    • dNambiar
      29 July 2016 at 12:28 am

      Gosh Saru, I swear, you guys will fall in love with HI. Don't just go to Honolulu. There's more to Hawaii that just that city. I think I can visit these islands again and again. πŸ™‚

      I love my DSLR and what it can do and that's what use most. But seriously point-and-shoots are best when you have just the time to pull it out and go shoot, shoot, shoot. And in low light too, it's easier coz you don't have to set up. :D. πŸ™‚

  • R Niranjan Das
    28 July 2016 at 6:03 am

    Blissfully blue! Look forward to those lovely stories from Hawaii. Nice teaser, Nambiare.

    • dNambiar
      29 July 2016 at 12:29 am

      The water looks awesome, alle? I hope it turns out to be a 'teaser.' Our plans are kind pretty shaky as of now. 😐

      Thanks nomad. πŸ™‚

  • magiceye
    30 July 2016 at 3:08 am

    Beautiful aerial photography!

    • dNambiar
      2 August 2016 at 2:01 am

      Thank you, Magiceye. πŸ™‚

  • Jyotirmoy Sarkar
    2 August 2016 at 3:52 am

    Very nice clicks.

    • dNambiar
      2 August 2016 at 3:03 pm

      Thank you, Jyotirmoy. πŸ™‚

  • Rahul Bhatia
    2 August 2016 at 7:02 am

    Lovely captures , Divya! Hope I can see these lovely sights one day:)

    • dNambiar
      2 August 2016 at 3:04 pm

      Thank you.
      You must. You really must add Hawaii to that list and move it up to the top. πŸ™‚

  • Maitreni Mishra
    2 August 2016 at 8:46 am

    I too like to capture pictures from the window seat of my flight journeys. You have captured some mesmerizing clicks. Breathtaking indeed πŸ™‚

    • dNambiar
      2 August 2016 at 3:05 pm

      It's a lot of fun, trying to capture cities from up there, right? πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much, dear Maitreni. The water looked gorgeous and added so much colour and beauty to these pictures.

  • Easwar Arumugam
    2 August 2016 at 9:59 am

    Beautiful pictures. Brilliant clicks

    • dNambiar
      2 August 2016 at 3:05 pm

      Thank you so much, Easwar. πŸ™‚

  • Rajeev Moothedath
    2 August 2016 at 6:35 pm

    Wonderful pics!

    • dNambiar
      3 August 2016 at 3:10 am

      Thank you so much, Rajeev.

  • purba chakraborty
    2 August 2016 at 7:58 pm

    Oh wow! Stunning pictures. Thanks for showing us Honolulu from your window seat πŸ™‚
    Have a superb week dear πŸ™‚

    • dNambiar
      3 August 2016 at 3:11 am

      The pleasure is mine, Purba.
      You are so welcome.

      You too — have a superb week. πŸ™‚

  • Sunita Sriram
    3 August 2016 at 5:49 am

    Spectacular views of the ocean and the vibrant Honolulu…

    • dNambiar
      5 August 2016 at 8:07 am

      Indeed. I feel privileged to have seen these sights.
      Thank you, Sunita. πŸ™‚

  • Couple On Quest
    3 August 2016 at 3:27 pm

    On our bucket list πŸ™‚ Incredible views !!

    • dNambiar
      5 August 2016 at 8:08 am

      You guys will absolutely love HI. Just make sure you don't go to Honolulu alone. πŸ™‚
      Happy Travelling. πŸ™‚

  • Rajesh
    4 August 2016 at 1:47 am

    Amazing aerial views.

    • dNambiar
      5 August 2016 at 8:09 am

      Those views were great. πŸ™‚
      Thank you for visiting, Rajesh.

  • manali – himachal pradesh
    4 August 2016 at 6:23 am

    Beautiful pictures, full utilise of window seat.

    • dNambiar
      5 August 2016 at 8:09 am

      Thank you.
      I tried my best to make use of that spot. πŸ˜‰

  • Amit Agarwal
    5 August 2016 at 6:41 am

    Amazingly beautiful captures, Divya!
    You were lucky to have a squeaky clean pane on your window;)

    • dNambiar
      5 August 2016 at 8:11 am

      Thank you so much, Amit.
      Aren't you right! That is quite a clean pane. I guess WAS lucky. We've all seen worse ones, haven't we?

  • Shweta Dave
    7 August 2016 at 9:17 pm

    So cool…the first shot esplly the cloud shadows πŸ™‚ loved it πŸ™‚

    • dNambiar
      15 August 2016 at 3:20 pm

      That one seems to be the one I like most, too. πŸ™‚
      Thank you, Shweta.

  • Kamala
    15 August 2016 at 9:58 am

    Mesmerising pictures! That window seat pic is just "Wow".Beautifully captured Divya!

    • dNambiar
      15 August 2016 at 3:21 pm

      Thank you so much!
      I'm so happy to see you here. πŸ™‚

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