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My World #14: A beautiful winter day in Lake Tahoe

19 Jan

Remember my entry for My World #12?  There I talked about how we could drive 3 hours for a taste of snow and I showed you some photos I took from the freeway.  I thought for this week’s entry I was going to revisit Lake Tahoe and shared with you our nice Sunday in Lake Tahoe.

This Sunday, being the second of a three-day weekend, we decided to walk under tall trees with snow making crunching noises with our every step and forego any stop at a casino.  We were successful.  No casino time.  It was a beautiful day to begin our drive.  We parked our car  beside the road and explored.  Found this trail after crossing a narrow bridge.  This park is filled with quaking aspens and very deserted.  Only the sound of running water could be heard.  It was wonderful.  We saw this marker and took the trail to the right.

This is what we found when we followed that trail.  We took a long time snapping and shooting everything in sight.  The temperature was fluctuating from 44 to 48 and it was glorious.

This was a trip with the sole intention of being outdoors with nature and of course a photo op for both me and my husband (pictured here).  He has the big camera and I was using my trusted point and shoot.  Here he is seen at work.  By this time I was ready to leave.

I was keen on getting my own shots too.  Above is one of the shots I took that did not include hubby shooting something.   I knew we were finally getting a late lunch early dinner (at 4 pm) when hubby asked if I had enough material for my blog.  He used to be very suspicious of blogging; now he’s very supportive of it.

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Posted by on January 19, 2009 in My World

 

38 responses to “My World #14: A beautiful winter day in Lake Tahoe

  1. seniorhiker

    January 19, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    Beautiful pictures of a beautiful scene. Thanks for sharing.

     
  2. bw

    January 19, 2009 at 3:48 pm

    Nice pics. Lake Tahoe is great in winter as it is in summer !

     
  3. mirage

    January 19, 2009 at 9:10 pm

    Now where are the squirrels? 😀 So nice that you put your hubby’s shots and you took a photo when he was doing that…ooppss, i thought that was his.

    In some way, my husband was the same…now before we eat he asks….did you got a photo of this dish already? and he would sometimes arrange it for me 😛 Enjoy your week! Sorry for my absence…

     
  4. Your EG Tour Guide

    January 20, 2009 at 12:16 am

    Looks and sounds like you had a good time at Lake Tahoe.

     
  5. janie of Utah

    January 20, 2009 at 12:25 am

    Looks like a beautiful walk. Nice shot of the pine cones, too. I’m glad your hubby has decided blogs are a good thing. They’re certainly fun, I think!

     
  6. Ruth

    January 20, 2009 at 12:43 am

    What a beautiful place. The snow wouldn’t be lasting long at those temperatures though. I too am glad your husband got on board with your blogging. What is it that makes some men suspicious of their wives’ online activity? I am married to one 😉

     
  7. Carver

    January 20, 2009 at 12:56 am

    I would love to visit there sometime. You got some fabulous shots.

     
  8. Valkyrien

    January 20, 2009 at 12:57 am

    Very nice photoes! Lake Tahoe looks like a beautiful place! And yes; I’m keeping warm in MY snowy place of the world – and thanks for your welcome to “My World”! Greetings from Norway/Oslo.

     
  9. blossom

    January 20, 2009 at 1:06 am

    Beautiful shots. Nice place. And, may I add, your son is so cute!

     
  10. Glennis

    January 20, 2009 at 1:26 am

    Nice place to visit, Winter or Summer. And you got a couple of great pine cones for your fire. Nice blog.

     
  11. panaderos

    January 20, 2009 at 1:32 am

    This place must be very pretty in the summer. I love trails. 🙂

     
  12. david mcmahon

    January 20, 2009 at 1:43 am

    I’ve never been to Lake Tahoe – but these images have convinced me that it should be sooner rather than later!

     
  13. babooshka

    January 20, 2009 at 1:48 am

    Sounds and looks like a terrific wildlife place.

     
  14. FickleMinded

    January 20, 2009 at 2:08 am

    the acorn shot is magnificent!

     
  15. Rural Writer

    January 20, 2009 at 2:24 am

    Sounds like you had a great time. Those are lovely pictures. Thanks for sharing.

     
  16. SandyCarlson

    January 20, 2009 at 2:29 am

    The big pictures and the little ones are great.

     
  17. Guy D

    January 20, 2009 at 2:37 am

    Great shots, we visiting Lake Tahoe when I was a kind and I still remember it vividly. Thanks for sharing.

    Cheers!
    Regina In Pictures

     
  18. Klaus

    January 20, 2009 at 2:51 am

    Beautiful! While snow does not belong to the things I want to be in – I do like snow pictures! 🙂
    Cheers, Klaus

     
  19. wren

    January 20, 2009 at 3:19 am

    Lovely place, especially if you avoid the casino and spend your time outside with nature. Thanks for sharing with us.

     
  20. Indrani

    January 20, 2009 at 3:19 am

    Blogging is fun! It is nice that your husband is supportive. 🙂
    The shots are lovely and I am trying to imagine the crunching noise of snow under my feet as I travel through your shots.

     
  21. Louise

    January 20, 2009 at 4:37 am

    I’ve never been to the Tahoe area but always love pictures of it. What a perfect way to spend a Sunday!

     
  22. magiceye

    January 20, 2009 at 6:27 am

    they are all beautiful pics of a wonderful world!

     
  23. Skies

    January 20, 2009 at 6:44 am

    Wow, wish I could see Lake Tahoe someday. 🙂 Thanks for sharing. What different worlds we have. Happy Tuesday! Thanks for visiting my page.

    PS- Salvacion is a far-out, internal barangay of Palo, Leyte

     
  24. Readerwil

    January 20, 2009 at 7:59 am

    Thanks for taking is on a tour to see your world! It’s beautiful.

     
  25. Inkivääri, Finland

    January 20, 2009 at 9:23 am

    Nice pics from a beautiful place!

     
  26. WillThink4Wine

    January 20, 2009 at 12:37 pm

    I love the sound of crunching snow! As long as it’s not me, of course! Those days are long gone! Lovely shots. I especially love the one of the tangled branches on the trail.

     
  27. Arija

    January 20, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    A great place for a walk in such beautiful surroundings. Great photos too.

     
  28. Mojo

    January 20, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    Much better choice than blowing a wad of money at a casino! I suppose you could have gotten some interesting photos of the slots or the gaming tables, but nothing like this.

    Good call!

     
  29. SaraG

    January 20, 2009 at 3:52 pm

    Great photo’s. Thanks for sharing your part of the world with us!!
    Take care.

     
  30. imac

    January 20, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    Beautiful shots of the snow.

     
  31. soulbrush

    January 20, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    what a fabulous place.

     
  32. Fishing Guy

    January 20, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    Ewok: Very nice photos of a nice looking place. Thanks for catching you husband in action.

     
  33. jean

    January 20, 2009 at 9:45 pm

    Beautiful shots, nice sharp pine cones. Thanks for sharing your peaceful day with us.

     
  34. zeal4adventure

    January 21, 2009 at 2:47 am

    I lived in the Bay Area for a year eons ago and would you believe, I never got the chance to visit Lake Tahoe. 😦 I know, I know… You take nice photos. Thanks for sharing. It is no doubt a fabulous place. Thanks too for passing by. Ingat! 🙂

     
  35. mountain.mama

    January 21, 2009 at 4:53 am

    Excellent snow shots, it’s difficult to get the lighting just right. I tried unsuccessfully on Monday and posted a waffle still life instead. Frustration is……

     
  36. alicesg

    January 21, 2009 at 7:28 am

    Very beautiful scenery. Love the snow in the background. I wish it snow over here…lol

     
  37. Erin

    January 22, 2009 at 1:09 am

    lovely shots of one of my favorite places … it’s where i was married back on christmas eve 1990. thanks for sharing as always.

    erin

     
  38. Napaboaniya

    January 22, 2009 at 2:16 am

    Nice shots of Lake Tahoe as well of your husband in action with his camera 🙂

     

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