Category Archives: Travel Photography

A brief stop on the Skyline Drive and the Shenandoah National Park

After leaving Mabry Mills in Virginia we got back on the Blue Ridge Parkway and headed for the next national park on our road trip, the Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park. By this time I was a bit burned … Continue reading

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Just made it! Mabry Mills

We had one more stop to make on our Blue Ridge Parkway road trip and time was running out on us but as it turned out that was a good thing. After we left the falls we hit the Blue … Continue reading

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Finally the Falls

After the snowy detour that cut into our time on the Blue Ridge Parkway, we finally made it to one of my must see stops – Linville Falls – located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Marion, North Carolina. Trails … Continue reading

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Picking up where we left off…change in scenery and weather

I hope your holidays were good ones and here’s to 2023 being a kind year to us all! When I last posted we were still on the Blue Ridge Parkway and guess what? We’re STILL on the Blue Ridge Parkway … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway – I developed a thing about trees

By this time on the drive the views – while still spectacular – were becoming a bit redundant. I mean, mountains and clouds and the trees on the mountains of many colors; a bit similar. So I began to look … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway – This is why the speed limit is 45mph and less!

Yikes! Teri 📷

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Driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway – Big Witch Overlook

This is just one of the many pullover/overlook spots on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s at mile post 461.9 which is very close to Cherokee, North Carolina. MP 1 is at the north end of the parkway in Virginia. We … Continue reading

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Driving through the Smoky Mountains heading towards the Blue Ridge Parkway

We stayed in Gatlinburg, Tennessee which was very close to the Sugarlands visitor center and one of several entry points for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It was also close to the main road that takes you from there … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

It wasn’t until I visited the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that I saw a grey turkey. Turkeys were the one animal I saw more than any other on this trip but I won’t bring up the no show bears … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Roaring Fork Motor Trail

While the Cades Cove drive is THE most popular one of the park, there is another that is usually far less crowded, takes only a bit over an hour to drive (on a good day) and is very scenic as … Continue reading

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