Category Archives: Scenic

Abandoned in Alaska

Historic Mining Town of Kennecott, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska (Sept. 2004). Advertisements

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Hadrian and the Prince of Thieves

I can understand why this tree on Hadrian’s Wall was featured in the movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (starring Kevin Costner, 1991). The Robin Hood Tree has character, shown to its full advantage amidst a striking landscape with ever-changing weather. We met … Continue reading

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Solitary Moment

I took this picture just outside of Newport, Rhode Island. It is a favorite of mine for three reasons: 1. I took this photo from inside a moving motor coach. 2. It was taken around mid to late morning, if I … Continue reading

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Racing the Light: From Mirador de Ses Barques to Port de Soller. Mallorca Part 4.

Would we make it to our destination, Port de Sóller, by sunset? We hadn’t even reached the top of the mountain yet. When last I left you, my husband and I had taken a long walk from Sóller to Biniaraix to … Continue reading

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Cheltonian Skies Aflame

A few days ago, the clouds were quite dramatic all day. At one point we had rain and even a little hail. Although the rain stopped by evening, the crazy clouds continued to roll by, making sunset all the more … Continue reading

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Queen of the Lakes: Derwentwater

Derwentwater, Lake District (April 2012). Just south of Keswick in the Lake District sits the Queen of the Lakes, Derwentwater. This gentle beauty of a lake is about three miles long and a little over a mile wide. The views in these photos can … Continue reading

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Packhorse Bridge to Fairyland

We began our journey to Fairyland in Keswick (KEZ-ick) in the North Lake District. This is how the world looked out of our hotel window when we awoke. Not very auspicious when it rained on and off all day the day … Continue reading

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Castlerigg Stone Circle

Castlerigg Stone Circle just outside of Keswick, Cumbria (April 2012). Although Castlerigg Stone Circle isn’t as famous as Stonehenge, when I first saw a picture of it, I knew I had to visit. I can’t help but be intrigued by a … Continue reading

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Misty Buttermere

I just returned this evening from a wonderful vacation to Chester, North Wales, Hadrian’s Wall, and the Lake District. This country is absolutely beautiful. There are no two ways about it. And the best part is, it’s stunning in any … Continue reading

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On Top of the World

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve (Sept. 2004). I’m off on another adventure this afternoon and don’t know how much free time or Internet access I’ll have, so I’m not sure if I’ll be able to post again until sometime next week. … Continue reading

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