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Monday, October 22, 2012

ABC Wednesday: O is for orange

I have returned from an out of town road trip to the North Carolina mountains where orange is on display.
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I am able to spread out the fall/autumn color because the mountains are in the western part of my state and reach peak color a few weeks before the central part of North Carolina where I live.
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Since I quickly downloaded my photos and randomly picked some orange shots for this thrown together post it will be a bit rushed.
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We had an outstanding time in Brevard, NC as well as in Asheville, on hikes, and on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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We visited the NC Arboretum in Asheville where there was a lot of orange.
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There were orange butterflies on the remaining flowers.
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Everywhere we looked there were orange leaves on the trees.
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Next is a shot of Looking Glass Rock which I took on the Blue Ridge Parkway today as we headed home.
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Next are some more orange leaves on trees above a roadside rock face.
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I'm going ahead and posting this early for ABC Wednesday since I'm not doing Our World Tuesday this week.

28 comments:

R.Ramakrishnan said...

Awesome,stunning and glorious Autumn colours !

DeniseinVA said...

Marvelous photos Carver, they show so much beauty in North Carolina.

Judy @ daily yarns said...

Beautiful! Your mountains look just like ours :)))

Gillian Olson said...

Nature does orange so beautifully in your part of the world.

ZielonaMila said...

Wonderful photographs, after watching such views the day is becoming more beautiful. I am greeting

Cezar and Léia said...

wow amazing perspective in your first shot and I love the butterfly!Adorable set o images!
Léia

London Caller said...

O is for OMG! ;o)

Penelope Puddlisms said...

Orange is one of my favorite colors in nature. On the rainy West Coast where there are so many evergreens mixed with deciduous trees it brings wonderful contrast to the foliage in autumn. And as your pictures show, there are so many different shades of orange which makes it all the more interesting. :)

Roger Owen Green said...

Outstanding pics for the week. The best part of autumn is the orange, for sure!
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Johnny Nutcase said...

Awww, I went to school at Brevard College, such a great town! I definitely miss it this time of year - such awesome fall colors. Thanks for bringing me back, looks like you had a great time!!

Ann said...

We have similar posts today, mine is October with orange too. Your trees are gorgeous and outstanding.
Ann

Rajesh said...

Wonderful shots from the nature.

photowannabe said...

So beautiful and dramatic.
That must have been a wonderful trip.

EG CameraGirl said...

Lots of beautiful shades of orange, Carver!

Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

great autumn colours

Łucja-Maria said...

Welcome to Carver!
Lovely pictures. Wonderful sky!!
Beautiful autumn in your photos.
Thank you very much for your kind comments.
I wish you good nights.

Meryl said...

Outstanding photos and colors! I just love the fall foliage.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful colors -- these mountains are etched in my memory from the Fall roadtrip we took through there several years (too long) ago!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Awesome photography ~ captured the magnificent colors and love the butterfly ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

ewok1993 said...

OMG what an ohhh-some photos you brought back home.

Chubskulit Rose said...

Orange is a cheerful color!

O is for....
Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

Francisca said...

Outstanding Orange! Fall really is the season I miss living in the tropics... so I savour your images of these colorful trees...

Lisa Lynn said...

Such pretty scenery! Makes me want to pack my bags and hit the road :)

Found you on ABC Wednesday!

Lisa said...

These shots are awesome! Such a lovely area of the country this time of year. The one of the butterfly is exceptionally nice.

Indrani said...

Pleasing colors of fall!

Mama Pajama said...

oh, so lovely!

Lynette Killam said...

Gorgeous shots! Isn't autumn wonderful? I must say I wait all year to see the coloured leaves, especially impressive against a deep blue sky...:)

Sharp Little Pencil said...

My favorite season, and you have portrayed it in its best light. You obviously love autumn as well, because it shows in your work. We just got back from a vacation in California (south and north) and were more "O"cean buffs than anything, so it was comforting to see these upon our return. Peace, Amy
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