Shenandoah National Park

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This is the next in a continuing series of photos from our week in Virginia this October past. If you want to ‘Like’ the series, please do so here at the first post.

The United States is blessed with a number of beautiful and unique parks, of which Shenandoah National Park ranks high on both counts. Interestingly enough, the park is not even in the storied Shenandoah Valley, but is the long and narrow ridge of mountains on the east side of the valley. What’s more, the park, from north to south , has a beautiful road that runs from mountain top to mountain top; this Skyline Drive is simply breathtaking and the views, both to the west into the Valley, and to the East, into the Virginia Piedmont, are stunning. Just a word of caution if ever you should visit the park: make sure you have enough gas before you enter, because there are no service stations en route. This I know from personal experience!

As always, special thanks to my dearest spouse Lyn, who does all the heavy lifting in selecting the photos. And thank you sincerely for dropping by the Book of Bokeh. I would also like to invite you to visit my Book of Pain  poetry blog.

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All photographs and comments ©John Etheridge with all rights reserved; not to be used without the expressed written permission of the copyright owner.

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