First Sunrise 2023 – Around the World

Last year – 2022’s first sunrise from the International Space Station. Credit: twitter/@Space_Station

The Sun – Haiku 2023

one of nine

planets moving space heater

daylights sudoku


It has been this blog’s tradition each New Year’s day to post images of the first sunrise of the New Year from around the world. Love, Peace, and Light to all in 2023. Hope you enjoy!

Cheltenham Beach in Auckland, the first sunrise of 2023. ยฉ Photo | Brett Phibbs
First Sunrise Perth, Western Australia, 2023. Image credit: @ billkkoul | twitter
First Sunrise Mount Fuji, Japan 2023. Credit: @palaiso9 | twitter
Seoul, South Korea, first sunrise 2023. Credit: @rapplerdotcom | twitter
Bali, Indonesia first sunrise, 2023. Credit: @thenampale | twitter
First sunrise 2023, Philippines. Credit: @oli_ramires | twitter
Karachi, first sunrise 2023. Credit: @aymenr97 | twitter
Mumbai, India. First sunrise 2023. Credit: ShailChords | twitter
Shanghai, China. First sunrise 2023. Credit: @gabyu | twitter

Qatar, First Sunrise 2023. Credit: @PeninsulaQatar| twitter

**Happy New Year**

Published by Suzette Benjamin

Positive thinker, inspirational, writer, faith

62 thoughts on “First Sunrise 2023 – Around the World

      1. ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

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      2. Beautiful images – and what a lovely idea to share the first photos – its been lovely to look at them ๐Ÿ™‚
        I hope you had a fun start to the year and that your 2023 is full of opportunities. I look forward to reading your blog in the coming 12 months ๐Ÿ™‚

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  1. Hi!
    Je te souhaite une bonne annรฉe 2023 avec pleins de jolis haรฏkus et de fictions qui nous ensoleillent nos journรฉes.
    Pleins de bonheur et de santรฉ ! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. So lovely pictures, Suzette! A nice collection with your beautiful haiku, first of the year! Wish you a very happy and fulfilling year ahead ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’

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      1. I’m overwhelmed with your kind wishes and blessings, Suzette! May Lord Almighty bless you with all the joy, laughter, peace and success during this year. Namaste ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’

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  3. Wonderful poem, Suzette, and beautiful idea for the annual post. Lovely to see these images the day after we’ve seen the eve celebrations!

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  4. Fuji, Bali and Philippines
    Knocked me off my feet
    And I know why

    I’m so sorry missed the first nines

    Daylights sudoku

    Fascinating puzzle

    Love the number 9

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    1. I had an interesting attachment (spiritual, ethereal) to those three photos.
      Glad they resonated with you!
      The number nine is so significant … the end of one thing and a looking forward to another, so to speak.
      Happy New Year, 2023.

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