This is “O-Torii Gate” of Itsukushima Shinto Shrine on Miyajima Island, a World Heritage Site. It is one of the reasons I am currently taking a tour of Western Honshu, Japan.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal was built in late 1790’s and early 1800’s as a transportation means to expand the young Nation westward from Washington. However, the Canal quickly became obsolete when the railroads were introduced and built in mid-1800’s. Today the 250 mile (400 Km) […]
A pair of red-shouldered hawks visited us by perching on a tree in our backward woods last summer and I was lucky enough to capture a few nice pictures. The pair came back visiting us again (of course, I can’t be sure they are the […]
I posted Misty Great Falls two weeks ago when I shot some misty Great Falls scenes from the Maryland side of the Great Falls of the Potomac River. The combination of the air and water temperatures was perfect again yesterday at dawn and this time […]
Blackwater Canyon Blackwater Falls
Durbin Rocket Train is powered by a rare steam locomotive. Built in 1910, the Old #3, is one of only three operating Climax geared logging locomotives in the world! The round trip train ride in Durbin covers 10.5 miles in 2 hours and offers many […]