Posts From The Street: 2020 Year In Assessment

Cease and go traffic. On an early fall outing, we drove the Flat Tops Trail…

Cease and go traffic. On an early fall outing, we drove the Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway in northern Colorado. For the duration of the journey, we knowledgeable end and go visitors higher in the mountains from a huge herd of sheep traveling alongside the highway. The hold off was a delight for us as we gazed at and photographed the sheep for about an hour. Photograph by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Mission: The Mission San Xavier Del Bac is just south of Tucson, Ariz. We visited the site in early March and were in awe of the magnificence of the mission. The white exterior of the Spanish design and style mission is visible for miles in the Arizona desert. Picture by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos

2020 … what a 12 months. In spite of the challenges we all faced this calendar year, we did manage to do some traveling. Prior to factors “shut down” in mid March, we have been fortuitous enough to have traveled seven weeks in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.

However, considering that mid March we have traveled pretty small. We savored a handful of shorter visits this summertime and fall to the mountains of Colorado. We also designed two journeys to Texas to visit Marilyn’s moms and dads and other household during 2020.

When thinking of how to current a “Review of 2020”, I determined to divide the choices into two sections:  This 7 days, I would like to element a variety of pictures from our travels in 2020 that were being provided in the “Posts From the Road” sequence this yr and

Up coming week, I will aspect photos that were being taken in prior yrs but also posted in “Posts From the Road” throughout the 12 months of 2020.

Editor’s take note: Longtime Los Alamos photographer Gary Warren and his spouse Marilyn are touring close to the nation and he shares his images, which seem in the ‘Posts from the Road’ series published in the Sunday version of the Los Alamos Everyday Put up.

Admiring the Perspective: In January 2020, we visited our country’s newest National Park. White Sands Countrywide Monument was elevated to White Sands Countrywide Park in December 2019 and we experienced planned on viewing the park when traveling in January. In this graphic, a group of guests admire the see of white sands landscape from atop one particular of the ridges in the sand dunes. Image by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Rainbow: A attractive rainbow was viewed from our campsite subsequent a rain storm near Fairplay, Colo. in the course of the summertime. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Purely natural Beauty: Eleven Mile Recreation Spot lies in the shadow of Pikes Peak in the Pike Nationwide Forest west of Colorado Springs. The Platte River and the lush greenery in the canyon made for a scenic push and several photographic opportunities. Image by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Reflections: Reflections in the awesome waters of North Michigan Creek Reservoir established a stunning scene at Colorado Point out Forest Point out Park this past summer months. Photograph by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Freeway to the Sky: Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain Nationwide Park is the optimum continual paved freeway in the U.S. We drove this scenic highway this fall, which reaches an elevation of around 12,000 toes. The ‘Highway to the Sky’ as it is acknowledged traverses for 48 miles throughout the wonderful park concerning Estes Park and Grand Lake, Colo. Photograph by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com