The higher plateaus are called paramos, cold, windswept, mist-drenched deserts, lying between the elevations of 10,000 and 15,000 ft., which are often the only passes over the Cordilleras, and yet are almost impassable because of their morasses, heavy mists, and cold, piercing winds.
This will give your room a wispy, windswept feel, especially if the windows are open and there is a light breeze.
Gone was her asymmetrical look, and in its place was a lengthy, windswept style.
This look was product free, but required just the right amount of blow drying and brushing to achieve the windswept look.
Ride across the windswept moors, or gallop along the beaches for an exhilarating experience.
Where grass and marsh greet sand and breeze, pause there, stand on windswept dunes and listen.
bosun's chair, dangling over a windswept sea.
Some artists evoke images of warm sun drenched beaches; Wolf draws a picture of gray windswept coastlines.
Peaceful wooded valleys, a dramatic coastal landscape and remote windswept hilltops give the Blackdowns a contrasting coastal and upland character.
Their windswept rocky pinnacle in the ocean offered them neither personal experience nor cultural memory of trees, never mind forests.
Or rolling out a tartan rug and getting sand in egg and cress sandwiches on a beautiful but windswept beach?
Opposite the shops on the village green, is a Victorian church, standing on the windswept headland.
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