Friday, October 11, 2013

Big Rocks and Old Cars


Our spot on Buttermilk Rd outside of Bishop, CA is very popular with photographers early in the morning. I hope they aren't photographing us - I haven't combed my hair yet...


Oh - that's the big attraction! The colors when the sun first hits the mountains are just amazing.


There seems to be a lot of traffic on Buttermilk Rd and we couldn't figure out what they were going. So we drove down there and found a lot of gigantic boulders. There are also a lot of hippies camping. (No, that's not one of them...)


Barbara and I went up to South Lake to see if we could find any water. The cars on the road were a real blast from the past, due to the car show in town.


A 4X4 Corvette!


We went for a very short hike along the shore, but found that South Lake, or should I call it South Lake Bed, was just as low as Lake Sabrina.


More old cars on the road back down the hill were very colorful -


Along with the autumn leaves. There's a waterfall in there too.


I always think the aspens are watching me...


We did got to the car show in town, where I found this cute little VW Bug camper.


It even had a bathroom!

12 comments:

  1. I don't know how we missed the VW camper. That was a big car show!

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  2. The cars added a lot of color to Mother Nature's show. Love that Aspen looking at you.

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  3. May I just say that this trip is the best! The scenery is breathtaking, especially when the sunlight strikes the mountain. It's a one-of-a-kind experience. Plus, the car show. I agree with you, it's a real blast-from-the-past kind of show. They all look good. Anyone would want to buy one after seeing this, I am sure.

    Arlyne @ Spartan Toyota Scion

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  4. I didn't know that trees have eyes. That's really cute.

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  5. Great mountain picture with the sun on it. That VW is too small even for us:)

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  6. hehe..that beetle camper is cute. I did send that pic to my cousion who is a real VW enthusiast.

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  7. Love the colors in this post - natural and not. The VW camper - what a hoot!!!!

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  8. Nice "Pot" T in that bug. Wonder if it can be used while driving...

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  9. That lovely pink glow on the mountains is known as Alpenglow! I believe it is due to pink quartz on those mountains. So pretty!

    Metamorphosis Lisa

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  10. Always follow the photographers! And then move around them to find some shots that are uniquely your own...but I don't have to tell you that because you're great at that already. Can't decide what I love more in the VW camper, the red interior or the piss pot!

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