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Sunset over the bay

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When we went to San Diego last fall, the weather was beautiful.  Since it was clear

in San Diego, we were excited to drive up the coast to La Jolla and take some sunset

pictures over the ocean.  That didn’t happen.  We learned a new term that day, “marina layer”.

While its sunny inland, the coast is all cloudy, and kind of depressing!  So we went back to

Jim on the observation deck

the city before the sun set, and got some nice pictures overlooking the bay.

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Going down a mountain is harder than you think

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
sitting on wall in Murren, Switzerland
Staubach Falls, Lauterbrunnen Switzerland

We went to Murren, Switzerland which is a cute village above Lauterbrunnen (elevation 5412ft).  We stayed at the Eiger Guesthouse for 5 nights, which was wonderful.  On the last day, the weather was beautiful after a few overcast days, and we decided to hike down to Lauterbrunnen.  I thought how easy this would be, because climbing up a mountain certainly is not easy (at least not for me).  It was actually difficult.  Walking downhill for that length of time is pretty strenuous.  And it was slippery from the runoff from the snow at the very top.  I actually fell a couple times, almost breaking my precious camera! The photo with the sunray coming through the clouds was taken about 10 am, in Murren before we headed down.  You can also see this photo at etsy.com.  The waterfall is Staubach falls which starts a little below from where we hiked from.   The photo with the buildings is the main street in Lauterbrunnen.   This part of the Swiss Alps is so beautiful, I bet even more so in the winter!

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Falling water

Burgess Falls, TN

Living in Tennessee give you access to beautiful scenery and ample opportunities for hiking and camping.  I don’t camp, but I love to hike.  Now is a great time before it gets really hot, and the waterfalls are fuller due to the spring rain.  A small, but beautiful place to go is Burgess Falls, TN.  I took these pictures when my camera was still new, and I really liked the results.  I now know I need a tripod next time, but I think these aren’t too bad!

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