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Steep, Colorful, Wet, Mossy, Granite Cliffs

Here are some exquisite examples of this granite, moss-covered and tree-lined cliff at Rudyerd Bay  near Ketchikan.  Most of the world’s fjords (i.e. Norway), which are glacier-formed narrow inlets with steep cliffs, are found in only a handful of countries and some of … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle

Another first along this journey – but not the last, not by a long shot!  Did you know the bald eagle is BOTH our national bird AND our national animal??  Furthermore, as kangaroos are to Australia, it is the only sea … Continue reading

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“The Yosemite of the North”

It’s a term often used for Misty Fjords – the words heart-stopping and jaw-dropping just aren’t enough to do justice to this area of natural beauty.  Misty Fjords National Monument covers 2 million acres (vs. Yosemite’s 761,000) of the Tongass National Forest, … Continue reading

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Lake Granby, Colorado (overall scene)

Here’s the full panoramic scene.

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Lake Granby, Colorado Vista (video w/ music)

Just west of Rocky Mountain National Park along Route 34, during the cold, winter season, one can find the ice fisherman on Lake Granby. I wanted the viewer to see an all-expansive view of the lake as well as several … Continue reading

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Winter Playground for the Elk

As close as I’ve ever been to elk, about 8 of them were just off Route 34 and Lake Granby.

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Frosty Fog in Granby, CO

Riding parallel to the train tracks on Route 40.

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Overall View

Heading toward Winter Park up and over this long and winding road known only as 41, we happened on this clouds-in-the-valley scene.  Lovely way to start a day!

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For Purple Mountain Majesties

Took a much needed vacation to colorful Colorado, my former stomping grounds… playing with friends, skiing, photography (gee, you think??), hiking, fresh, crisp air, R&R…  more to come…

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