Los Angeles by Dusk
 

Los Angeles by Dusk

When I went back to Austria from LA yesterday, I snapped some pictures as the plane took off. To my surprise, we had taken off toward the sea - westbound - and this gave me a great view of the Los Angeles coastline up to Santa Monica.

2006-02-07 17:49

Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

2006-02-07 17:56

Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

The second picture was taken when the pilot brought the plane around toward its northeastern destination. The trip was extremely uneventful, with a single exception - the captain uttered these deathless words:

This is the captain speaking, twenty minutes to impact, eh, twenty minutes to landing.