I decided to visit Playa del Carmen in some sense simply because it was near at hand, but this Caribbean Sea sunset on my first evening there more or less vindicated that blind choice. Those beautiful Caribbean colors were just the soothing sight I needed after more than two solid weeks of moving from Mexico City all the way over to Playa del Carmen overland. It had been a fabulous trip through scenic Mexico but a chance to simply be still made this little stretch of the Caribbean coast a solid win.
This particular Caribbean Sea sunset was probably the best I saw in my week of wandering the beach at Playa del Carmen. The mix of vibrant colors and the clouds in the sky came together for a Goldilocks perfect sort of view. This print represents the sort of scene a painter would have created had it not been real and laid out before me. I still look at this rich mix of sea-green, blue, and gold, and I simply feel peace with the world. I just want to pause and soak in the moment just as I did on that Caribbean beach. This is simply the zen kind of moment that Goldilocks would have sought out had she not been hungry for porridge.
I had to include the people in this Caribbean sea sunset print because they complete the image. What would the beach be without people enjoying it? Those people enjoying the last minutes of their day in the sea speak not just of relaxation in the tropics. They provide a frame of reference for the viewer. Even though I was standing on the beach, whenever I look at this print, I am transported into the gentle surf with the others you see in this print. Don’t you feel as if you could step in with them and enjoy the last few moments of a golden day on the beach?
Have you visited Playa del Carmen as well? Or does this zen print of a Caribbean Sea sunset simply appeal to you because of it’s colorful zen nature? I hope you might take a few moments to share what attracts you most to this particular Caribbean print?