Salty Air Scenic Slide Shows

Fire-Cloud City Off Sunken Meadow Beach – Slideshow

EASTHAM – Granted that by the time the sun set my brain had frozen, but it sure appeared that out on the horizon off of Sunken Meadow Beach there was a city with a bridge, and some buildings and a pretty good power grid.

Did I mention that my brain had frozen? I can’t remember.

So while most sunsets on the Cape routinely rate as spectacular, sometimes the atmosphere, the setting sun and the long horizon can create something like this mirage of cloud construction.

It was a mirage, right?



About the author

Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His most recent book is, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face. For more information see,, and (NFL Picks).

Leave a Comment