Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Iceland

Sept 2-7th 2019, during our 5 day tour of Iceland we visited the Snaefellsnes Peninsula and National Park.  In this area of western Iceland, you can see the Snaefellsnes Glacier and Volcano, the cliffs and sea, the Black Beach, lighthouse and the most popular Kirkjufellsfoss.

Snaefellsnes Glacier and Volcano.

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Seal Beach

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Stone Arch

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Barour the ogre monument and village of Arnastapi.

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Basalt Columns and cliffs.

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Malariff Lighthouse

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The lifting stones on black pebble beach at Djupalonssandur.

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Kirkjufellsfoss waterfalls.

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Kirkjufell Mountain

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These are images taken during our Snaefellsnes Coast tour, it was a 8-9 hour tour from Reykjavik Iceland. The coastal scenery was gorgeous, I would highly recommend this Iceland tour.

Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls

On a recent road trip, hubby and I spend two nights in Boone, North Carolina. The town of Boone has easy access to the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway.  We planned on visiting and hiking to as many waterfalls we could fit into our visit. I am sharing photos of the Upper and Lower Linville Falls and photos of the Crabtree Falls.

The trail to Crabtree is described as moderate, parts were difficult walking a rocky trail.

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This is the Crabtree Falls

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A view from the Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina, we were on the road to the next waterfall.

 

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This is a close view of Upper Linville Falls.

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This is from the overlook called Chimney View  of the Lower and Upper Linville Falls. If you look closely you can see the people at the Upper Falls.

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From Erwin’s view overlook we could see the river below the falls.

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I hope you enjoyed the waterfalls and photos.

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Roadtrip…Blue Ridge Parkway

We recently returned from a road trip to North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway. A scenic 460 mile drive through Virginia and North Carolina.  We spent one night in Staunton Virginia, 2 nights in Boone North Carolina and 3 nights in Asheville North Carolina.

The following images are photos from the first day in Virginia and on the Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park.   During our 6 days, we hiked to various waterfalls, rocky trails and saw beautiful scenic views.

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Me and my shadow.

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White-tailed deer seen on the Limberlost Trail, Shenandoah NP.

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A Witch Hazel plant. We were recently told to look for this plant, it blooms in October and November.

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A Ruby-crowned Kinglet.

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I am not sure of the id of this butterfly?

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The following two photos from the Skyline Drive, views of the Appalachian Mountains.

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Some pretty colors.

 

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