“The art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on”. – Henry Havelock Ellis We had a few hours to spare before heading to the airport in LA and decided to go on a family hike. Only ten minutes from our hotel lies the Malibu Creek State Park, 8,000 acres of rugged, almost virgin land in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains. I could hardly believe our fortunate at finding such a beautiful, peaceful […]
“Life your face to the sunshine and you cannot see any shadows” – Helen Keller These photos remind me of the beauty and light of the amazing world we live in. Taken in the Condoriri Valley last year in Bolivia, the photos fill me with joy and peace. I hope to get back to the mountains sometime soon. There are many mountains awaiting me to climb.
Above is the view after reaching Nepal’s Thorung La pass, the highest point at 17,770 feet (5,416 meters) in elevation on the Annapurna hiking circuit which I did four years ago. It is also the site of one of the worst avalanches in Nepal’s history killing dozens of trekkers and porters. It is heartbreaking. Related posts: Related: Surprise Blizzard, Avalanches Kill Hikers in Himalaya Mountains The Gates of Hell via thirdeyemom On top of the World at Nepal’s Thorung-La […]
I took this shot as I was climbing down the Santa Rosa volcano in Guatemala. This post was written in response to Where’s my Backpack’s travel theme: Tilted. To see more entries, click here.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep. -Robert Frost Photo taken hiking in Vanoise National Park. To see more entries to this week’s photo challenge, click here.
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These photos were taken in Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina. I never took much notice of them due to my shaded face but felt they would be a great representation of this week’s Photo Challenge: Silhouette. Am I the silhouette or the group of three in the background? This post is in honor if the Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette. To see more entries click here.
Photo taken in Vanoise National Park, France. I’ve felt the weight of the world on me the last week or so. Season changes, illness abound and the daily stresses of life. But the sun is shining once again and today is a brighter day.