It was a very cold morning at the Virginia Side of the Great Falls Park at 19 degree F. (-9 degrees C.) last Saturday. We were hoping to see some river mist at the Falls but did not see much. The scenery, however is still […]
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. […]