Travel Destination: Orange Beach, Alabama

Don’t you just love the name? Orange Beach! I think that is one reason I wanted to visit. That, and the fact that I have never been to Alabama. So, why Orange Beach? I planned our road trip somewhat last minute, not real sure it would come to fruition. But when it looked like it…

BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – LONG LEGGED BIRDS

On our recent visit to Panama City Beach, Florida, I saw this bird a few times when walking the beach. The thing that stood out to me was his yellow feet. I was able to identify him as a Snowy Egret. He moved quickly and I had a hard time snapping a great photo (especially…

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Animals …on the beach

I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to participate in this week’s Tuesday Photo Challenge. However, I might call mine Beach Animals 🙂 These photos were taken along Highway 1, on one of our road trips, soon after my husband’s retirement.  Our first included two weeks, visiting family and friends, and enjoying the beach along the…

Lens-Artists Challenge #90 – Distance

Sometimes the light seems so far in the distance: Sometimes the destination seems so far in the distance: Sometimes we are reminded of the distance past: Sometimes the bottom seems so far in the distance: Sometimes the horizon seems so far in the distance: Sometimes, the hotel seems so far in the distance 👣👣👣 Sometimes…

Travel Destination: Dry Tortugas National Park

In 2012 we flew to Florida and drove down the Florida Keys to Key West. When planing our trip I discovered the Dry Tortugas, located about 70 miles from Key West, and decided to include that in our plans.  The Dry Tortugas is considered an underwater national park, and is 100 square miles in size. …