Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Summer's End

While out for a drive this past Sunday, we ended up out at the lake which is about 10 minutes from where we live.  We went to the part of the beach where you are able to drive right on the sand next to the water, and as we rounded the corner we came across this spectacular sight...

At first we thought it was just people out at the beach flying kites.  As we approached, we realized that it was a group of people standing on boards out on the water attached to these massive kites overhead.

 I had never seen such a thing before; I didn't even know what this sport was called.  Thanks to a bit of searching online I found out it was appropriately called "kite surfing" :-)

What a fun way to enjoy a gorgeous day on one of the final days of summer.



Denise said...

I have never heard of Kite Surfing either. Glad your enjoyed your drive and got to see this.
Happy Stitching

The Merry Stitcher said...

I've never seen or heard of kite surfing either. Always something new to try or watch! lol What a beautiful day, love the beach, water and fantastic pictures.

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