First Snow

First Snow. Greenway. Roanoke. Virginia. Iphone 7 plus   Sony Alpha 7 II | Sony FE 3.5-5.6/28-70 mm OSS | ISO 100 | 49 mm | f/5.6   Sony Alpha 7 II | Sony FE 3.5-5.6/28-70 mm OSS | ISO 100 | 70 mm | f/7.1   Sony Alpha 7 II | Sony FE 3.5-5.6/28-70 [...]

Doors of the Royal Yacht Britannia

Doors of the Royal Yacht Britannia

  Royal Yacht Britannia. When I shared some photographs from my time at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh in this post, I also mentioned that we had purchased the 48-hour Royal Edinburgh ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus tours. We went that route because it included fast-track admission into Edinburgh Castle, The Palace Of Holyroodhouse, and The [...]

Greyfriars Kirkyard

Greyfriars Kirkyard

Scotland. It's Halloween, so of course, my travel tale had to come from a graveyard! Originally the question was... which one? I visited quite a few graveyards while in Scotland. I've already shared about visiting the Necropolis in Glasgow. As luck would have it, while I was hunting some information on Flodden Wall for last [...]

Blue Ridge Parkway – Rock Castle Gorge Overlook

Blue Ridge Parkway – Rock Castle Gorge Overlook

Blue Ridge Parkway. The Blue Ridge Parkway runs 469 miles from Virginia to North Carolina, linking Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Since I now live in Roanoke, Virginia, I thought that I should get out and explore more of the Blue Ridge Parkway.   Rock Castle Gorge Overlook. Rock Castle Gorge [...]