Smoky Mountains 2015 – Day 4

Smoky Mountains Day 4 itinerary: 6:30 – got to Cades Cove (sunrise) Drove two loops around Cades Cove Started hiking Middle-Prong trail Turned back due to rain Stopped at “The Sinks” Returned to hotel – nap 4:30 – Chimney’s Trail 7:00 – return to trailhead Bear sighting Drove through Gatlinburg… Continue reading

Smoky Mountains 2015 – Day 3

Smoky Mountains Day 3 itinerary: Slept in (forecast of rain) 11:30 – stopped at NOC for a hat 12:00 – Alum trail to Mt. LaConte 7:00 – return to trailhead Return to hotel, made dinner Went to Morton Overlook for sunset It was supposed to rain on Saturday, so we… Continue reading

Brussels Town Hall

Brussels Town Hall along the Grand Place, which is really just a huge town square.   At night they do a light show as seen here.  There was music to accompany, but the picture failed to capture that. Picture taken with Olympus C2040z, lens @ 7.3mm (40mm eq), 1/6 sec… Continue reading


Some bridge in Luxembourg… which given the size of the country, a quick google search for “Luxembourg Bridge” shows that there are only two, and that this is the The Passerelle, also known as the Luxembourg Viaduct.  It’s also known as the “Old Bridge” which supports my claim that there… Continue reading