Thursday, July 21, 2011

Acadian Cool Blue Sky (SWF)

Cadillac Mt. Acadia NP-kab

Bar Harbor as seen from the top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park

At the beginning of June Gus and I drove to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park on Mt. Desert Island off the coast of Maine. We went there to celebrate our 34th Wedding Anniversary since this was the place we went on our honeymoon all those years ago. After driving along the coastline we turned inland and upwards to the top of Cadillac Mountain. It is a relatively easy drive to the top and the views are spectacular. The wind was blowing quite strongly on this day and with the temperature dropping we were quite cold, so we didn’t stay long. After the long drive from the day before and having spent most of the morning and early afternoon watching birds and exploring the coast we decided to head back to the cabin for an afternoon nap. Good choice since the sky soon opened up and poured down rain. It was a lovely day all around!

Happy Skywatch Friday!

7 comments:

  1. You sure did get the great views into the blues before that storm/nap.

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  2. Congratulations to you and Gus on your 34th wedding anniversary, Katie.. what a magnificent place you picked to celebrate. It couldn't be more beautiful.

    Your blog is delightful, I glad I found it.

    be well, be happy
    Pam

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  3. Hi Katie...this is one of Maines beautiful places...
    Spectaular views and the sunrise is visiable first in the US amazing isn't that!!
    Congrat's to you and you husband ..may you have many wonderful years ahead of you!!
    Grace

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  4. That is an incredible view. I love all the colors in the foreground. Happy happy Anniversary! It must be very amazing to revisit this place.

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  5. Happy anniversary to you and your hubby, Kathie! I love your photo, the view is beautiful.

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  6. Gaelyn, yep!

    Pam, why thank you very much! I'm so glad you stopped by!

    Grace, I do love Maine in the summer! Thank you so much.

    Quiet Paths, it was so much fun. Amazing how much we remembered and how much we forgot!

    Eileen, it is a beautiful view to be sure. Thank you for you Happy Wishes!

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  7. sky is always blue. looks beautiful.

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Welcome to my nest! I hope you will enjoy spending time here with me and the birds. Thank you for your comments. I will try to get back to you as soon as I get back from counting more birds.