Assateague’s wild horses are well known – they are owned and managed by National Park Service. They are free roaming wildlife and could be found anywhere in the park, in the woods, on the roadways, at the marshland and even at the beaches. Below is […]
We took a trip to Chincoteague NWR in Virginia during the Thanksgiving weekend. The sunset sky was just gorgeous. Chincoteague NWR is, of course famous for the resident wild horses (or ponies) and we were lucky to see many of them up close under the […]
During the War of 1812 a storm flag (17 by 25 feet (5.2 m × 7.6 m)) was flown over Fort McHenry during the bombardment. It was replaced early on the morning of September 14, 1814 with a larger garrison flag (30 by 42 feet (9.1 m × 12.8 m)). The […]
We spent our last day of 4-day West Virginia tour entirely in the Commonwealth of Virginia. We entered the Blue Ridge Parkway from Buena Vista and drove all the way to Northern end of the Parkway near Waynesboro. Snow cover made the sharp contrast to […]
We started the tour of New River Gorge by visiting Glade Creek Grist Mill in Babcock State Park under the heavy rain in late afternoon. But I managed to get a few shots I wanted. The next morning we stopped by Canyon Rim Visitor Center […]
This was the third time we rode this classic two-hour round trip train but still enjoyed every minute of it. The foliage colors were beautiful along the railroad track this time of year. My next post will be the tour of New River Gorge.
I took three couples to tour West Virginia last long weekend. Two couples have never been in WV and one couple has been there once. As in the past we took I-70 West from Frederick, Maryland to I-68 and stopped at Sideling Hill rest stop. […]