I shot a lot of pictures of a pair of ospreys making a nest up on a tree top in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge earlier this week. However, I did not realize I captured some rare moments of the pair until I uploaded the images […]
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is an important waterfowl sanctuary for migrating birds such as Canada geese, snow geese, swans, etc. along the Atlantic Flyway. There are also hundreds of varieties of birds that can be spotted in the Refuge […]
Brookside Gardens is a beautiful park year round but very special in the spring when all the flowers begin to bloom. The peak of magnolia blossom has passed but tulips are in full bloom now and pretty soon we will see azaleas and roses in […]
Construction of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal began in late 1790’s as the young Nation was expanding westward. However, the Canal never played an important transportation means as the railroad was introduced. Today, National Park Service maintains two short reaches of Canal including locks in Georgetown […]
Cherry Blossom Festival has always been a big event in Washington, DC, especially this year with the peak blossom happened during last weekend under the superb weather. I dragged myself to get to the Tidal Basin an hour before the sunrise. It was all worth […]
Magnolia Garden in the National Arboretum has a collection of different species and different colors of magnolia trees and when the blossom peaks this week (more or less coincide with the cherry blossom in Washington) it is just beautiful.