Saturday, August 16, 2008
This post contains photos from our recent three-day trip to the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia. We made some other stops along the way including beautiful Luray Caverns in Virginia and the National Radio Telescope Observatory. All around we had three days of great family time, though traveling with a family has its trials as well. On the drive through the windy West Virginian hills, several people became severely car-sick.
Enjoy the pictures!
This is only one of the many georgeous, unique
formations. None of our photos did justice to them.
Conrad in direct violation of the
"Do Not Touch" sign.
Our family vacations do not include going out to eat :-).
We pack our own food.
Candace is a great help in the kitchen - usually!
But she has one bad habit: she likes to taste everything. :-)
a train. Whenever we came to a turn, automatically
heads and cameras would start popping out the windows.
Doing what I love best!
A stop to take on water.
This is how we make men out of the boys in our
family! (Somehow, I feel a need to state
that the train was not moving at the time this photo was taken.)
An experiment that our tour guide
showed us. -- And that is all the photos
I have from the telescope. Because
even digital cameras could cause
interference with the telescope's
reception of radio waves coming from
outer space, we were required to turn
off all electronics when we were close to the
Farwell from everyone but me...
...well from me too!