Best places to see rainbows

Celebrated in song, art, photography and legend, a rainbow is a simple optical separation of light by millions of water-drop prisms — a perfect example of the whole being greater than the parts. But, as Dolly Parton put it, “If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.”

Text by Eric Lucas | Photo editing by Connie Ricca

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Apr 3, 2014 11:48AM
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Manoa Valley, in Honolulu, home of the University of Hawaii.  Incredible rainbows on a daily basis.  So common, the UofH teams are the Rainbows.  Not very manly, so the football team switched it to Rainbow Warriors and eventually just the Warriors, but the University of Hawaii Rainbows was the original name...
Apr 3, 2014 8:45AM
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Cimadone, near the beginning of the movie "The Deer Hunter" Robert DeNiro's character spots sun dogs in the sky and explains what they are. I don't think I've ever seen a sun dog.
Apr 3, 2014 8:39AM
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A friend and I were driving home from work when she spotted two rainbows in the sky.  I told her a rainbow is a reminder of God's covenant with Noah never to destroy the world again by flood. She was fascinated by that.   My friend is  real party girl and alcoholic.  Next time I went to her place, I saw a bible study book on her coffee table.  Never thought I'd see the day she would have a book like that!
Sep 30, 2013 10:33AM
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NIAGARA FALLS, you missed it Americas most famous #1 Rainbow Capital, there are rainbows there non stop all day long.  The Rainbow Bridge to Canada is a great place to view the rainbows at the falls.
Aug 28, 2013 6:07PM
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Yes God does a fantastic job with the rainbows
Aug 2, 2013 1:46PM
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Best sunset: ARUBA!!!!  The sky gets purple and pink. Is a work of GOD!!
Aug 2, 2013 12:36PM
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I always look forward to seeing a rainbow. I feel it is a blessing from God in Heaven.
Jul 18, 2013 9:51PM
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Brings a SMILE to see such Amazing creations...
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Only GOD can make a rainbow, Thank u God for all the beauty that you given us to bad the human race had to mess up so much of your beautiful world that you created.
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