After Mount Elbert, I went to Rocky Mountains National Park . I went in by the way of Grand Lake and explore the segment of the park up to Estes Park, spending ample time both in the lower regions as well in the high Alpine Regions. The alpine regions were fantastic:
As were the lower regions:
The third day of the road trip was the highlight of the trip as I claimed Colorado at the highest point in the rockies at Mount Elbert.
With this I have claimed all the Colorado Rockies, this state now belongs to me. The scenery at the top was really (...)
The 2nd day of the trip saw me summit and claim Nebraska at Panorama Point. At 5429 Feet, it is a slight rise in the farmlands of western Nebraska on the Border with both Colorado and Wyoming.
The Beginning of my road trip had me a Hawkeye Point, the high point of Iowa. I had to go there to claim the State Of Iowa for myself.
Hawkeye point was the easiest of the 12 State High points I've been to so far. As you can see (...)
Finally did my first multi-day biking trip from Madison to Minneapolis, a total of almost 600 miles in 6 days averaging 97 miles a day. Biking along the trail and then along the MRT(Mississippi River Trail), which follows highway 61 to Minneapolis was quite an experience. Dehydration, heat exhaustion, soreness were all problems, but in the end, I was victorious!! My favorite shots where this picture of the city of St. Paul at Dusk:
In hope of getting good wildlife shots, I went to Horicon National Wildlife Refuge . However, the birds that I was hoping to photograph were too fast for my auto-focus, so I had to settle for more stationary animals like this Dragonfly:
I will be back to shoot more landscapes and more wildlife soon. But for now, a few (...)
Pigeon River Provincial (...)
I decided to explore around Thunder Bay a bit the next day. its pretty much the biggest city/town in Northern Ontario. Has several parks and places to visit.
Gardens at Marina Park:
The Bay Area:
Thunder Bay Lookout: