A faint view of the Milky Way and stars in the mountains of North Carolina. Jupiter is clearly visible over the tree.
Hazy mountain ridges after sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina
A post-sunset sky accentuating the clouds and mountains ridges in North Carolina
The sun about to set over the mountains in North Carolina
Clouds not only in the high sky but also hanging low over the mountains in North Carolina. Greenery adds to the natural beauty!
Cloud formations in North Carolina are dramatic and beautiful and even more so over the ridges of mountains
From the man-made structures of Charlotte, to natural beauty of the mountains in North Carolina. Here is a view of dramatic clouds over the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The reflections on glass completely distort a building in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina
Modern glass buildings blend with the sky in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a 36,500-square-foot museum space dedicated to the exhibition of mid-20th-century modern art. The architecture of the museum is modern too and stands out midst other buildings in uptown Charlotte.
The beauty of Lake Junaluska, North Carolina …….
Lake Junaluska, in Haywood County, North Carolina, is named after nearby Mount Junaluska (now North Eaglenest Mountain), which in turn was named after Chief Junaluska, a Cherokee leader.
A Canada Goose poses at Bass Lake in North Carolina
Water lilies cover portions of Bass Lake, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina
A serene setting at Bass Lake, North Carolina with Moses Cone Manor on the hilltop in the background
We end the series of images from Sunset Beach, North Carolina with a cloudy dune-scape …
Ocean waves crash into the rocks at Sunset Beach, North Carolina
Rocks form a barrier against erosion of the beach and dunes at Sunset Beach, North Carolina
On a secluded stretch of beach (Sunset Beach, North Carolina) far from the nearest public access point and nestled between sand dunes is an unlikely sight – a mailbox…with a bench next to it. The bench is where you sit to pen your innermost thoughts; the mailbox is where you place the journal when you are done. More than just a receptacle for pieces of paper, the Kindred Spirit Mailbox on Bird Island holds the wishes, thoughts, prayers and dreams of those who walk the 30 minutes to share and bare their soul and draw comfort from the act of doing so while enjoying the soothing sounds and sights of undeveloped beach, ocean and horizon.
Biking on the beach with a pet early on a cloudy morning at Sunset Beach, North Carolina.