Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wordless Wednesday- the Catskills, NY






Hudson River Valley

Olana



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51 comments:

  1. Gorgeous pictures, especially the one of the building.

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  2. All beautiful pictures! Right about now, I'd like to lay in that stream with all of my clothes on.

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  3. Great photos! They bring me back to "The Sound of Music". I'd love to run and sing on that vast Hudson River Valley like "Maria". ;)

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  4. All pla ces of peace! Lovely!

    Happy WW!

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  5. Lovely photos, the stream looks refreshing.

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  6. Now I want to visit that area of the country.

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  7. What peaceful shots! I could look at the naturescape for hours.

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  8. I love that part of the world. Heaven itself!

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  9. OMG, those pictures are beautiful.

    Stopping from WW.

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  10. That stream looks very inviting! It has been very humid & muggy here.
    I also like to peek at what Bandit has been up too!LOL! I find it funny they can carry such a big ball in their mouths! Have a nice week!
    Faythe @Grammymousetails

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  11. The stream serene and inviting, wildflowers painting the meadow with their beckoning beauty, the lure of historical architecture, all seem to say explore me.

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  12. What beautiful pictures. It looks so quiet and peaceful.

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  13. I wish there was a countryside to escape to here in Singapore. Envy. :)

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  14. I've heard of the Catskills for decades, but I've never seen it or photos of it before. It is gorgeous!

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  15. Beautiful!

    Lillian-Juda
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  16. Makes me want to dig out my old painting brushes!

    Happy WW!

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  17. Lovely photos. Olana looks intriguing - is it open to the public?

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  18. Beautiful scenery. Gorgeous photos.

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  19. What a wonderful place! Happy WW! :)

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  20. I would LOVE to visit back east and see it for myself.

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  21. great series of pictures. very peaceful and inviting.

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  22. I love all the greenery; it always makes me feel relax.

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  23. Oh! He got the tires. He cleaned it all. He really wanted to bring it in the house without pollen.

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  24. It's been a long time since I have been there. that's for the memories...Plan to see them this summer.
    My WW link for you

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  25. This put a smile on my face. I know the area well, both of my parents grew up in the Hudson River Valley :), and I grew up in its southern end in Rockland.

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  26. Everything looks so nice and cool and lush, especially that first photo!

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  27. Lovely!! I haven't been in that part of NY in a long time.

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  28. Just beautiful! Love that first one with the stream and the trees. Looks so refreshing and cool!!!

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  29. I wouldn't mind putting my feet in that stream myself at the moment.

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  30. Beautiful pics. Love the first two. Happy WW! Thanks for linkin up.

    alicia @ a beautiful mess

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  31. How beautiful! Great capture of a beautiful place.

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  32. All your pictures are beautiful but I stared a long time at the second one. I like all the various shades of green and then the yellow in the grass and the bright blue sky. Gorgeous.

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  33. Wonderful photos.
    That stream looks very tempting.

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  34. I used to have a job where I drove over all of New England and people would always ask me, "what's your favorite state, Vermont or Maine?" and they'd be surprised when I'd tell them, "Upstate New York." It's so pretty, and because ot doesn't have the reputation of ME and VT, it also doesn't have the prices or the traffic.

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  35. what a beautiful place. I loved the scenery shots.

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  36. Such beautiful photos. Especially of the building - it's stunning! The colors and architecture are really gorgeous! Hugs, Silke

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  37. A gorgeous Summer day! I love #2, makes me want to jump right in :-)

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  38. Beautiful photos. What do they do at the Olana.

    I'd love to visit NY.

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  39. to quote their web site..."Named for a fortress treasure-house in ancient Persia, Olana was the home of Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900), one of America's most important artists, a student of Thomas Cole, and a major figure in the Hudson River School of landscape painting.

    Built high on a hill near Hudson, New York between 1870 and 1891, then as now, Olana offers magnificent sweeping vistas of the Catskill Mountains, the Hudson River and the Taconic Hills. Today, Olana is a New York State Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Hudson Valley and upstate New York.

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  40. No words needed for scenes as lovely as these. I really like the valley, I could sit on that hill for hours enjoying the view.

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  41. so serene... lovely place.

    thanks for visiting my blog.

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  42. What gorgeous photos. Makes me want to visit.

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  43. looks like a great spot. My husband grew up around there and says I need to go- i agree. Lovely photos!

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