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Beautiful gardens, personal estates, public local, national and international parks, Designated World heritage sites, endangered sites and historic locations and perservation centers or parks.

Cornerstone gardens and design, Travel Photo Mondays

Cornerstone gardens and design, Travel Photo Mondays #13

  Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.     Cornerstone gardens and design Today I’m taking you to one of my favorite spots in Sonoma, California called Cornerstone – a […]

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The gardens at Kendall Jackson Winery

The gardens at Kendall Jackson Winery Kendall Jackson winery is known for its magnificent wines grown in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and down the coastal areas in Monterey and Santa Barbara.  On a lesser but also important note is its wonderful organic gardens that are used specifically for growing produce for the wine and tasting menu’s at the […]

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Filoli estate and gardens, Woodside

Filoli Gardens in Summer time

       Filoli Gardens Filoli Gardens in Woodside, California is the perfect place to spend a summer morning to enjoy this historic home and its many beautiful garden rooms. The estate made famous from the television series ‘Dynasty’ showed various parts of the home including the grand bricked entryway, the tea pavilion and and occasionally the swimming pool […]

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A quirky and fun garden in Mendocino

A quirky and fun garden in Mendocino

A fun garden In Mendocino I love being surprised just happening into someplace unusual or quirky, it really makes discovering a new place a wonderful experience. So when I walked into this fun and creative art garden in Mendocino, it totally put a smile on my face. The garden is located on the grounds of the […]

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Scenic hike to Glacier Point

Scenic hike to Glacier Point in Yosemite Valley

Scenic hike to Glacier Point in Yosemite Valley The scenic hike to Glacier point from Yosemite Valley is over 9.6 miles/15.5 Km round trip. It will take about six to eight hours and goes up to an elevation of over 3200 feet.  Once you get to the top, you will be rewarded with stunning panoramas of […]

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Yosemite images in black and white

Yosemite images in black and white

 Yosemite images in black and white   Classic Yosemite  “A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” ―     Ansel Adams Whenever anyone thinks of Yosemite, Ansel Adams and his striking black and white images immediately come into mind.  Even with so many talented artists, […]

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Yosemite Photos - key attractions and landscapes

Yosemite Photos – key attractions and landscapes

 Yosemite Photos – key attractions and landscapes Yosemite National Park “No temple made with hands can compare with Yosemite. Every rock in its walls seems to glow with life…Awful in stern, immovable majesty, how softly these rocks are adorned, and how fine and reassuring the company they keep: Their feet among beautiful groves and meadows, […]

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