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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

SkyWatch Friday: R is for road trip


I have been on a vacation and missed ABC Wednesday this week which was R. In case anyone doesn't know that I can keep up with my ABCs, I thought I'd do an early SkyWatch post and make it Skywatching from my R is for road trip.

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The shot above was taken from the road when we were still in North Carolina and the mountains in the distance are the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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I'm pretty sure we were still in NC when I took the shot above. The shot below was taken from the road in Virginia.
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I'm pretty sure that we'd reached West Virginia when I took the next shot.
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The next shot is the New River Bridge which is in West Virginia.
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Below is another WV shot. We were staying in Beckley, WV and visited a lot of State and National Parks.
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On the way home I snapped a shot of Pilot Mountain which is in NC .
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The last shot was taken when we were back in the triangle area of NC and were only a few miles from home.
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33 comments:

Horsoon said...

Beautiful skies and definitely a good time for a road trip :) That magnificent New River Bridge is a good shot!

chubskulit said...

Roadtrip is just perfect for the letter this week. Your photos are awesome!

Roses are Red

aka Penelope said...

Your black and white capture of the winding track (previous post below) has the quality of an earlier era and the adventure of not knowing what’s around the bend. It also looks like you had perfect weather during your road trip as you journeyed by lush forests and blue skies where clouds dangled but didn't rain.

Genie said...

Now you are definitely in my neck of the woods. Loved the Smokeys those 29 years I lived in Asheville, but now it is the Blue Ridge for me. We live not too far form the WV line and my husband is going hiking over there this weekend. Love this series of shots. You did a beautiful job with the color and lighting...ester nice captures. I approve 100% :-) Genie

January said...

Perfect for ABC.. nice photo collection..

Late visit from ABC. Hope you can visit me too… Roll-Over and Red Roses Thanks.

Wanda said...

Wonderful sky pictures, and perfect for "R"oad trip too.

Cezar and Léia said...

Cool idea!
What a fabulous road trip and I'm so impressed with that bridge, it's amazing!
Your pictures are great and the sky is just perfect!
Hugs
Léia

Judy said...

Oh my goodness, I've been down that road before on our way to Fayetteville.

Roger Owen Green said...

You disdn't miss us yet! Tho I did miss you.
Nice shots!

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Indrani said...

Beautiful blue skies.
Hope you had a great vacation.

ladyfi said...

Those are some very pretty light blue skies!

Rajesh said...

Amazingly beautiful views of the sky.

Kim, USA said...

Awesome!! Love these road trip shots!

SWF

EG Wow said...

Clever of you to combine the two memes in this way, Carver! I adore the photo of the bridge. Fantastic. I'm so glad you went on a road trip with your new camera. :)

Pearl Maple said...

Great collection of photos from your road trip, thanks for taking SWF on tour

Sylvia K said...

Perfect combination, Carver!! And what fantastic skies! Your photos are awesome as always! Can't beat a Road Trip like this one! Hope you have a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

Liz said...

Beautiful skies. Happy sky watching!

Liz @ A Simple Life

Al said...

Wonderful series. That's such a beautiful part of the country. That bridge looks impressive!

fjällripan said...

Beutiful photos of the sky. I love the bridge, very nice.

ewok1993 said...

oh so many beautiful skyscapes thruout your road trip. i enjoy doing that also.

and i really love that bridge image. that is totally awesome.

Carletta said...

You had some beautiful skies overhead for your travels!
When you stayed in Beckley you were only a couple of hours away from me and I have a brother that lives in Beckley.
Hope you enjoyed your time in West Virginia.

Kay L. Davies said...

Beautiful skies, and I love the bridge photo, Carver. It's wonderful.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

afanja said...

Wonderful to see the sky during your trip. Specially the first and the third photo are great.
Enjoy your weekend.

eileeninmd said...

Fantastic photos and beautiful scenery. I love the shot of the bridge at the New River. I would love to see that myelf.

SandyCarlson said...

That West VA bridge seems delicate! Neat the way the engineering blends in with the landscape. Beautiful shots, all. I hope you are having a great vacation.

Tumblewords: said...

Stunning photos! I absolutely love that spectacular bridge!

forgetmenot said...

Your travels have taken you to some beautiful places. The skies are beautiful everywhere. Love the bridge. Mickie :)

http://graceolsson.com/blog said...

your photos are marvelous and i don´t see any error of photography...no noise, nothing...
CONGRATS. I love all of them but my favorite is the last one.
congrats
love it

Nicole said...

More gorgeous photos!
what views, wow!

nonizamboni said...

Awesome road trip in God's country. We lived for a time in Virginia and would spend our Thanksgivings in Goldsboro NC so. . .thanks for the memories!

Meryl said...

Great sky shots,although my favorite, by far is that bridge! Wow.

Irene said...

Lovely images! Wish you a great weekend!

hocam said...

I love the bridge shot. Seems like a wonderful road trip.

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