Clouds, mountain ranges and greenery combine to make a landscape image of North Carolina
Brasstown Bald in Georgia is 4,784 feet above sea level, making it 326′ taller than Blood Mountain, its neighbor to the southwest. The mountain, and almost 13,000 acres of land surrounding it are part of the Brasstown Bald Wilderness Area.
It appears the mountain ridges are reaching out to the grey skies above to create a natural composition
Only one half of the sun is visible as it rises behind the mountain in Mandu, Madhya Pradesh
The green tea bushes help to soften the hard boulders in the mountains of Munnar, Kerala
Living in North Carolina, we can see seemingly endless mountain ranges from Blue Ridge Parkway. It was pleasing to see the blue ridges in Kerala, India.
Green valleys full of tea plantations surrounded by mountains greet visitors to Munnar, Kerala
A solitary, very small tree on the huge mountain against the while clouds in a blue sky seems so insignificant, but has the persistence to survive
A road that leads to the varied mountain landscape of Kerala captured from the hills around Thekkady
The hills around Thekkady, Kerala provide spectacular views of the landscape and sunsets. Will be posting views from these hills in the next few weeks.
Here is an image of a lonely tree at the crest of the brown mountain with greenery in the foreground and white clouds against a blue sky in the background.
Rainfall in Fall in North Carolina provides sufficient water for this waterfall flowing down the mountain
A lonely home with fantastic views is nestled way up in the mountains surrounding Chimney Rock, North Carolina. It must be a challenge to get up there in winter.
Lake Lure as viewed from Chimney Rock, North Carolina. The lake is approximately 720 acres, with about 21 miles of shoreline with great stretches of water, three long bays, an island of seven acres and many small bays and inlets with a background of tree-clad hills and mountains.
Just a glimpse of the setting sun as it disappears behind a distant mountain
Viewing the mountain ranges from the terrace of Biltmore House, Asheville
Can you imagine what the shape of the mountain looks like? See the answer below the image.
Can you visualize a face of a sleeping man? Well, this is Grandfather Mountain, NC. It was named “Grandfather” by pioneers who recognized the face of an old man in one of the cliffs. Many vantage points reveal different faces, so there is no one official profile of the mountain, but the most popular can be seen from the community of Foscoe, seven miles north of Linville and 10 miles south of Boone on N.C. 105.
A variety of clouds at different elevations grace this mountain range in Santa Clarita, CA
They seem like unending mountain ranges against a blue sky, as seen in this rock formation framed view from top of Moro Rock in Sequoia National Park, CA
A cloud cover with rain greets us as we embark to climb the top of Wayna Picchu