Hamilton Pool Preserve

One of the stops on our trip on thanksgiving weekend was to the Hamilton Pool Preserve in Dripping Springs, Texas, just about 23 miles north of Austin off Highway 71.

From the parking lot we hiked less than a mile through a kind of a rugged terrain, hilly and rocky, but there are trails and pathways that make it easy for tourists to walk, climb on and hike along. It was an amazing sight – the jade green pool, the 50-foot water falls, the huge dome that partly collapsed long time ago, and the white beach were awesome, and make a wonderful and unique photo opportunity. Stalactites growing from the ceiling are amazing too.

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Fall Foliage Colors

One of the reasons I wanted to go to the Travis County Park was to see the fall foliage colors along our way. In Texas, at least along our route, and maybe because of this time of the year, there was not much however we still see some of the beautiful foliage. Still so refreshing and beautiful. Nature is. There are just so much beauty around for our eyes to see away from the everyday grind 🙂

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Horseshoe Bend : A Must-See in Page, Arizona

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Located just two-hour drive from Desert View in Grand Canyon, in Page, Arizona off Highway 89, was the Horseshoe Bend of the Colorado River that I have heard/read about after my solo trip to the Grand Canyon two years prior. One of the tourists’ comments was it could easily be the most beautiful of sights. And I say indeed and it was even more beautiful than the Grand Canyon itself!

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