A favorite of scriptwriter and novelists alike- the scene where two characters, passionately in love, lay close and watch the fiery colors that explode across the sky as the sun sinks into the horizon. For Scarlett O’ Hara and Rhett Butler in “Gone With The Wind” this meant emerald fields and rolling hills, for lovers Jack and Rose of the infamous “Titanic” it meant the offset shine of sapphire waves. Everyone has a little different idea of the ideal love scene. Whether you prefer the dark silhouette of towering mountains or the serenity of the sea, it goes without saying each of these settings offers that intangible aura of beauty and nostalgic sentiment. As we watch these play across a screen it’s sometimes difficult to imagine such glory is possible. In reality, that touching moment you’ve spent hours envisioning does exist, and well within your grasp.
1. Loch Crinan
A small village located on the west coast of Scotland, Loch Crinan offers visitors a friendly atmosphere and casual pace. For a class A view of the copper glazed loch as the sun sets over its waters, take a seat in one of the many restaurants that line the canal and wait for the burst of oranges and golds.