The 12 Most Popular Pictures on Anne’s Travels

The rain forest near Third Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington

The rain forest near Third Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington

I’ve been browsing through my Flickr accounts recently.  It makes me marvel sometimes just how many people have viewed some pictures, and how others (including some of my own favorites) have hardly been touched.  That’s ok.  But I thought it might be fun to do a post with the most viewed / most liked (and therefore best?) pictures I’ve posted on Flickr expressly for sharing on this blog.  Enjoy!

 


 

Actually, my absolutely most visited, most liked picture isn’t a picture at all.  It’s a map I reposted…a map of Bisti Wilderness Area, with GPS coordinates, and totally written in German:

 

Bisti Badlands Topo Map

 

And the second most visited are of my camera:

 

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Camera Zoom

 

And of course, there’s always pictures of van screens:

 

Two screens

 

But I won’t bore you with those pictures.  So, without further ado, here are the more scenic favorites.

 

Best Pictures on Anne’s Travels

Child's Bedroom in the Hamilton House

A child’s bedroom at Genesee Country Village in Mumford, New York

 

Waterfalls and Glaciers

A waterfall cascades out of a glacier on the side of Mount Baker, Washington.  This picture was taken from “Camp Keiser” (aka, a rocky hillside meadow) at the end of the Ptarmigan Ridge Trail.

 

The Big Balanced Rock, Framed

The Big Balanced Rock in Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona

 

Painted Wall

Well, I wouldn’t have said this was my favorite, but I guess someone likes it!  Taken from the Chasm Rim Trail on the north rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado, the picture features the famed “Pained Wall”.

 

Mediterranean Garden

An urn turned fountain at the Willowood Arboretum in Morris County, New Jersey

 

Table Mountain Teton View

Ah!  The West Side of the Tetons!  They’re such a spectacular range, from both the Eastern, more popular side, as well as the Western side only visited by the locals.  This picture was taken from the Table Mountain Trail.

 

Mariscal_Mine

Located along the rugged River Road in Big Bend National Park, Texas, the Mariscal Mine processed mercury ore mined from nearby hills for more compact transport.

 

Cottage Garden

A garden gate in Willowood Arboretum, Morris County, New Jersey

 

Coyote Gulch

One of my favorite adventuresome hikes in the past few years, the route overland to Coyote Gulch, and then wading down a stream in a peaceful canyon is an unforgettable experience.  Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah

 

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So this picture is just funny: we’d pull the sand away from the side of the sand dune, and these wacky shapes would appear, almost like Bryce Canyon made of white sand!  The problem was that people would see the picture and be sure we’d discovered the greatest new sight of the west…but really, this “canyon” is little more than six inches high.  White Sand Dunes National Monument, New Mexico.

 

Weaving Loom in the Humphy House

A loom at the Genesee Country Village, Mumford, New York

 

Buttermilk Falls, Mendham NJ

Buttermilk Falls in Mendham, New Jersey.  This falls is quite close to the old Seeing Eye breeding facilities.

 

Do you have a favorite picture from Anne’s Travels?

 

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