There are angels among us, they say. The previous day, I saw one drifting on the evening sky, a prelude to the saints which we will celebrate on the 1st.November.
Samhain Sky, 8. Navia/#TheOtherSpain
Just before it all starts to get dramatic ... a hint of colour is the magnificent backdrop for an afternoon walk by estuary of the River Navia, named after a Roman goddess of thermal waters.
Samhain Sky, 7. Navia-#TheOtherSpain
It turns and increases its intensity, burning orange and maroon, a flaming inferno in the sky. It looks like a cauldron bubbling over, spilling its banned colours over the world before dawn comes to whisk them all away. Banned
Fire in the Sky, Navia. #TheOtherSpain
Autumn offers sunsets like no other time of year, it seems. This image is from the 30th.October last year. For a few instants, the sky lights up and burns with colour as if to compensate for the lack of light during the following months.
Samhain Sky on The Green Coast, 1. Navia #TheOtherSpain
I took this last October at this time of the month, when Halloween draws near. In the Celtic tradition, it is called Samhain. The fiery skies offer a beautiful display of their best colours before the winter erases them.