Sunday, August 10, 2008

Cades Cove and Abrams Falls

This is a broad view of Cades Cove, a historic area settled and farmed in the 1800's and early 1900's.

We went there to hike through the woods to Abrams Falls. Once again, evidence of water's work everywhere.
Yummy-looking white mushrooms springing out of the forest floor. Don't worry: we didn't try them!

Lichen on a big tree trunk.


The Galax plant.



Some crusty ol' tree .

And, finally, the water itself. I hate to say it, but I had to wait for just the right moment and crop the picture well to get a picture with no people in it. There were lots of folks there, from oldsters dipping their tootsies to young bucks jumping off the falls into the water below.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Your pictures are beautiful. Just looking-helps me feel calm and refreshed. Mary

Lisa said...

How beautiful - love the waterfall. Sounds like a lovely vacation...

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