Flashback Friday #11

This post was published on this day in 2014 for Cee’s Black & White Challenge:  ‘Found in Nature’. And yes, the photos were influenced greatly by  Ansel Adams.

One of the most amazing places that I have been to is Yosemite Valley. The incomparable scenery, soaring cliffs, spectacular views and cascading waterfalls moved me so much that I wrote this piece about my feelings.

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Valley View. 

Here are a few photos from that natural wonder. I hope they make as much an impression on you as they did on me.

River Merced in the Snow
River Merced in the Snow
Mount Watkins Reflection at Mirror Lake
Mount Watkins Reflection at Mirror Lake
The Swinging Bridge in Snow
The Swinging Bridge in Snow

This post is a contribution to Fandango’s Flashback Friday. Have you got a post you wrote in the past on this particular day? The world might be glad to see it – either for the first time – or again if they’re long-time loyal readers.

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I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

40 thoughts on “Flashback Friday #11”

  1. You’ve triggered more USA memories with these magnificent photos Jude I like the monochrome treatment,it gives them grandeur. I remember being on the “green tortoise “ bus when they drove us all night while we slept on the converted seats, like sardines in a can, and woke up to the sunrise over this breath taking sight.

  2. Just fabulous. It’s great how through blogging we’re able to re-vitalise our own memories. No other readers strictly necessary!

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