Casual Sunday: Ken-Caryl, Manor Lodge, Botanic Gardens Chatfield

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] M'lady and I did a relaxing drive to a few local sites we hadn't visited SW of Denver, CO. Ken-Caryl Ranch and The Manor Lodge were our first stops. Ken-Caryl is a suburban housing development nested in a fairly narrow valley between the hogbacks rift and the … Continue reading Casual Sunday: Ken-Caryl, Manor Lodge, Botanic Gardens Chatfield

Colorado Autumn 2015 – III and Last

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] (The Autumn 2015 series is listed here.) I almost forgot Silverthorne.  IMO some of the best aspen viewing in Summit County. Climb both sides of the valley (one at a time) and look across to the other side.  Beautiful.   From the east side of the valley looking … Continue reading Colorado Autumn 2015 – III and Last

Colorado Autumn 2015 – II

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] Meadow Creek Trail, Summit County: (The first 3 photos in Colorado Autumn 2015 – I are on the Meadow Creek Trail also.) Although this trailhead is right next to Interstate 70 at the east Frisco exit you quickly leave all noise behind as you climb higher.  What a relief. The … Continue reading Colorado Autumn 2015 – II

Hiking the Sanctuary Golf Course, Sedalia Colorado

[Categories: Photography, Travel, Travel photography, Photography 101 Forever] Recently there was an opportunity for the public to walk on the very private Sanctuary Golf Course.  We walked on the paved golf cart trails but uphill many times it seemed I could have almost scraped my nose and walked on all fours with a little bending over. … Continue reading Hiking the Sanctuary Golf Course, Sedalia Colorado