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National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Cumberland Gap National Historical Park)

In celebration of our national parks 100th birthday this month, here is Stu at the historic Cumberland Gap (National Historical Park). This is a natural break in the Appalachian Mountain Range giving early American frontiersmen (and women, and bunni...

National Parks Birthday This Summer – Badlands, SD

The USA National Parks are great places to experience setting (for others besides just writers). Here is Stu the Rabbit in Badlands National Park in Western South Dakota. Hiking the landscape is like walking on a solid rainbow – so many layers...

Why Walkers Should Stay In Fresno

Photo Credit: Randy Le’Moine Photography The United States has so many well-maintained National Parks, State Parks and miles of coastline that it’s one of the world’s most popular destinations for walking holidays. Out of all the 50 states,...
by Itertrav on Oct 30, 2013

Birds- Wing-drying Anhinga at Everglades

As I have mentioned in my earlier post on Everglades National Park one can sight many alligators and anhingas on Anhinga trail. Anhingas nest on the lower branches and so one could sight the chicks in the nest too! It is a sight to behold ... a wing-...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Sep 17, 2013

Birds- White Ibis at Everglades National Park

I have posted so much about Everglades National Park and I have so much more to share! It doesn't seem to end very soon! Here is one picture of back-lit white ibis. I took this picture from the boat in Gulf Coast area of Everglades.---Leave a co...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Sep 3, 2013

Colorful Skies- Fake lighthouse at Boca Chita Key in Biscayne Bay

The boat ride to Boca Chita Key in Biscayne National Park is a great experience. The fake lighthouse adds to the beauty of the key. 9-miles from Convoy Point, Boca Chita was once privately owned by Mark Honeywell (info:NPS). When developing the islan...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Aug 8, 2013

National Parks- Biscayne, The Underwater National Park!

Biscayne Bay underwater National Park, is another gem in southern Florida. One of the popular scuba diving locations in USA, it preserves the barrier reefs and some of the unique marine wildlife. 95% of the park is underwater! Like other national par...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jul 21, 2013

Birds- Lone Great Blue Heron in mangroves of Everglades

My earlier post talks so much about Everglades National Park, Florida. There is so much of wildlife in this park, I don't think I will ever run out of pictures! I have seen these herons and egrets in many poses and this one was on single leg watc...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jul 9, 2013

Call of the Wild- Everglades National Park, An Alligator Alley

Compared to the west I haven't explored east coast of USA much. I have reached south-east as far as Florida, the southern tip of continental USA. I went on a road trip to Southern Florida covering Miami, all the three national parks and Florida K...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 30, 2013

Birds- Wood Stork

Wood Stork is a large American wading bird and is the only stork that breeds in North America. Their dark brown bald head, a dark face and woody looking neck give them the name Wood Stork. Right now it is in the endangered list, there are plans to up...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 11, 2013

Scenic Routes- US Route 89A and a stalker!

I have gone on road-trips to Arizona, not much, a little in the northern parts. My journey so far has been part of I-40, on highways 64, 89 and that US-Route-89A from Bitter Springs to Kanab, UT also known as Fredonia-Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Route.
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jun 2, 2013

National Parks- Hawaii Volcanoes, Temple of Goddess Pele

Lava fountain from Kalapana viewing areaFor many Hawaii means tropical beaches but for me it is synonymous with volcanoes!! I saw, smelled, photographed and walked on a live volcano for the first time in my life! One of the forms of nature's fury...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on May 19, 2013

National Parks- Hawaii Volcanoes, Temple of Goddess Pele

Lava fountain from Kalapana viewing areaFor many Hawaii means tropical beaches but for me it is synonymous with volcanoes!! I saw, smelled, photographed and walked on a live volcano for the first time in my life! One of the forms of nature's fury...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Mar 24, 2013

Birds- Willow Ptarmigan, State bird of Alaska

Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) is state bird of Alaska. Also known as Willow Grouse, it is a type of grouse. As you see it is ground-dwelling bird and it is a herbivore. Though chicks eat some insects. I saw them all around near Savage River area...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Mar 12, 2013

Wildlife- Croc in the pool

I love this picture. The clear water, one can even see the bottom. And those tiny floating leaves! Look at the shadow of the croc! But, with that muted green all around lacks a bit of color. Ask me again ... I love the picture :)I took this picture a...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Mar 5, 2013

Birds- Yes! Got it!

Everglades National Park in Florida is a birder's paradise. Here, beautiful birds surround you. One evening, I was returning from a guided tour and I saw this cormorant diving. I noticed it returned back from the dive few feet away with its catch! It...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Nov 6, 2012


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