Sunday, November 21, 2010

Outer Banks

These are some of the scenes we saw while recently visiting the Outer Banks. Photos included in my mosaic are of the Pea Island NWR header photo , sunset at Pea Island, Wright Brothers National Memorial..see my previous post for more photos, Jockey Ridge State park is home to the tallest and natural sand dune, Bodie Island Lighthouse under renovation until Dec 2010 and Nags Head Woods Preserve.




                               Jockey Ridge State park had a nice Tracks in the sand trail.

                              
                                   The trail took us along the Roanoke Sound for a short time


The Bodie Island Lighthouse under renovation until Dec. 2010, but the grounds and visitor center are open to the public. They also had a nice nature trail which included a lookout tower over a pond. The pond was great for checking out the birds and ducks.



Nags Head Woods Preserve, five miles of trails in anciet oak forest. A beautiful place.





                                        Sunset at Pea Island NWR



This is my entry for Mary's Mosaic Monday and click on my link to see more wonderful mosaics.

Thanks for stopping by to see my post. I hope you all have a great week and a Happy Thanksgiving.

32 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Eileen, your shots are just beautiful! What stunning views!

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  2. Beautiful photos, Eileen. I haven't been to the Outer Banks for many years. I'm pleased to see it's still unspoiled.

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  3. Gorgeous mosaic! I haven't been to the Outer Banks in years, your photos make me long for a return trip :-)

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  4. Eileen, the photo for your header is so beautiful! The sunset emits an incredible light!

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  5. What a gorgeous sunset!!! Oh my goodness!!! Cathy

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  6. Such a wonderful post, Eileen. I've never been to the Outer Banks, even though I lived in the D.C. area for over ten years. I see the error of my ways in your wonderful posts.

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  7. Beautiful images Eileen. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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  8. Loved your mosaic. The sunset, the grasses against that blue sky ... just lovely. It's always great to see spots like this.

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  9. Wonderful mosaic...love the cool grays and smoky whites and the hot color of that belt-wearing sun. Thank you!

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  10. What a beautiful place. Nice mosaic. Love the sunset. The light house looks like a rocket ship surrounded by all that scaffolding.

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  11. Great content for your mosaic, Eileen. Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hello on Mosaic Monday. Have a great week!

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  12. Beautiful shots! I have been meaning to tell you that I recognized where your header photo was as soon as I saw it. Tx again1

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  13. Dear Eileen, you often make mosaic of places I really would like to be, wonderful mosaic!
    Have a good week!
    Anja

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  14. Visiting the Outer Banks has been on my wish list for several years, thank you for the virtual tour.
    Now I want to go there even more!
    Maggie

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  15. Great mosaic. I love to see the orange "pancake", it is beautiful.

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  16. Excellent mosaic of some wonderful places. The lighthouse looks like a spaceship almost ready to take off. Each shot is special by itself. MB

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  17. Love your mosaics, that sunset is just stunning! Gorgeous place to visit!

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  18. The OBX is such a beautiful place! Your photos are perfect! A friend of mine has a house there that she rents out in the summer. Did you see the wild horses?

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  19. Congratulations beautiful series of images.

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  20. hi there. I left a comment this morning and then it just disappeared. I just wanted you to know how lovely your shots are. MB

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  21. Hi Eileen :)
    grandi effetti queste tue foto... mi piace molto la foto con la nuvola sopra la duna di sabbia :))
    Fantastica.
    Buona giornata :)
    Myriam

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  22. Beautiful place and beautiful photos! I have never been to the Outer Banks but many, even up here in southern NJ, have because I see lots of OBX stickers on cars here.

    A joy stopping by! :)

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  23. What a beautiful job you did with these photos.

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  24. Gsoh, you did an amazing job at this mosaic of photos. The sunset is gorgeous! =)

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  25. Beautiful shots! They look great in a mosaic. Love the shot of the sunset.

    Erika B

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  26. Hi Eileen! What lovely photos you take and your mosaics are pretty.
    I want to thank you for popping in to see me and wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  27. Oh, absolutely beautiful, Eileen! Thanks so much for sharing at MM. :) And Happy Thanksgiving!

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  28. The green water shot is fantastic! Love the mosaic too.

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  29. I have never been to this region of the USA but your photos sure make me want to go. Great shots! You're lucky to be in such a beautiful place.

    xox
    Nancy

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