Ambience in Nature

I truly love nature. So when I saw the Daily Post Photo Challenge of Ambience I knew I wanted to go with the nature application of the theme. Enjoy!

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Hot Springs, AR – the hot springs bring a special feel to the town. You can walk around and find the hot water steaming in many different places. With the sun it makes the steam a beauty.

 

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Beavers Bend State Park in Broken Bow, OK – with the stillness of the river which runs through the park the rocks with their varied colors made a perfect reflection.

 

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Multnomah Falls, OR – The green beauty of the area around the falls paired with the spectacular waterfall makes it a quiet step into nature. There are so many areas around the Falls to explore and immerse yourself into nature.

 

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Beavers Bend State Park in Broken Bow, OK – Even in the fall the river and all of the natural landscape make this park a relaxing experience. My husband (you can see him in the middle of the photo) enjoys fishing and I immerse myself in all that nature has to show me. It’s a wonderful way to take some zen time…

Bridges: Taking Us Where We Need To Go In Life

They say never to burn your bridges as you don’t know when you will need to cross them again. Here are a few photos of some beautiful bridges in some neat and pretty places – Portland, OR, Rogers, AR, Multnomah Falls, OR, Superior, MT, and off the Yukon train rail in Alaska. And it is part of the Sunday Stills Challenge of Bridges. 

 

Ups and Downs of Outdoors

In this photo challenge by Cee – where we are challenged to show how people move about the ups and downs in the outdoors. I have two photos from the Wakheena Falls area. The path was about 2 miles to my target – Fairy Falls. It was a winding path that still had my out-of-shape self huffing and puffing. So there were a few benches on the path for people like me to rest or just to soak up (sometimes literally with the rain) the scenery.

 

The second photo is of one of the wooden bridges on the path that help you to cross over the stream to continue on the beautiful path!