Our World: The Road to Yellowstone

The Hoback River, Wyoming.  September 18, 2012.

The Hoback River, Wyoming. September 18, 2012.

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This is my post for the Our World meme.  This meme is a second generation of My World Tuesday created by Klaus Peter and is hosted by three wonderful ladies.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

When Betsy and I drove from Rocky Mountain National Park to Yellowstone National Park in September, 2012, the trip took us through parts of Colorado and Wyoming that we hadn’t visited before.  Part of the time we traveled through Wyoming’s Medicine Bow National Forest and along the Hoback River.

The Hoback River, Wyoming.  September 18, 2012.

The Hoback River, Wyoming. September 18, 2012.

While we were eager to get to Yellowstone, the scenery was so pretty that we ended up stopping several times just to enjoy the view.  The Hoback River is not very deep, but the water was pretty and clear.

The Hoback River, Wyoming.  September 18, 2012.

The Hoback River, Wyoming. September 18, 2012.

I’m sure we could have made the trip in less time if we hadn’t stopped to enjoy the view and get photos.  But looking at these pictures now, the extra time on the road was very well worthwhile.

 

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24 Responses to “Our World: The Road to Yellowstone”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    Beautiful views and definitely worth taking the extra time.

    This isn’t showing on my dashboard, just FB.

  2. I Am Woody Says:

    Gorgeous!!

  3. Betsy Adams Says:

    I loved everything about our trip to Yellowstone…. I remember being so excited when we were in that area –since we were getting closer and closer to Yellowstone and the Tetons. What a gorgeous area!!!! Your pictures are perfect.
    Love,
    Wifey

  4. sylviakirk Says:

    Such a beautiful place and wonderful captures for the day!! Love those blue, blue skies, too!! Thanks as always for sharing the beauty! Hope you have a great new week, George!!

  5. dayphoto Says:

    I enjoyed our trip very much also. You photo is lovely! I hope you have had a lovely Easter.

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
    https://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com/sherlock-boomer

  6. Larry Says:

    Pretty shots George

  7. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Well, it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey, right? And these pictures prove it. Te mountains, the pines, the water, wonderful!

  8. ewok1993 Says:

    I would have stopped too. The scenery is gorgeous. It beckons you to stop and stare.

    Worth a Thousand Words

  9. rhiebert Says:

    I am glad you took the time to stop. Each of these scenes is gorgeous.I love the contrast in colors from the sky to the trees.

  10. Gardener on Sherlock Street Says:

    So pretty. Love that area of the country. Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos!

  11. MaryBeth Schwartz Says:

    One of the wonderful things about trips IS the picture taking. gorgeous.
    MB

  12. ladyfi Says:

    What gorgeous shots and scenery!

  13. Mama Zen Says:

    Lovely pictures!

  14. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful and scenic locales. Very much inviting.

  15. EG CameraGirl Says:

    What a gorgeous time of year to visit Yellowstone!

  16. Peter B Says:

    Such a pretty part of the country. Glad you took the extra time to capture these shots!

  17. Carletta Says:

    How could you not stop to take photos of those views! Beautiful landscapes George!

  18. diane Says:

    Yes you must stop and small the flowers on the way through your journeys. Not many men want to do that, so good on you, Fabulous scenery.

  19. small kucing Says:

    what a wonderful view. One of these days , i hope i will be able to go

  20. Rose Says:

    Definitely worth the time to get the photos…I have so much fun going back through my photos and remembering…and am always showing Roger something.

  21. Jeevan Says:

    Very pretty and scenic location drove by pristine river! Glad you stopped to admire and captured photos… and sharing the beautiful landscape with us.

  22. ladyfi Says:

    What gorgeous scenery!

  23. Lrong Says:

    Such gorgeous color variations… exquisite pics…

  24. Sartenada Says:

    Thank You presenting this part of the world. Gorgeous photos!

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