1 Like

On Rocky Knob After an Evening Thundershower
USA

On the crest of the Blue Ridge at the east edge of Floyd County in southwestern Virginia, Rocky Knob is an easy hike from the Blue Ridge Parkway campground of the same name.  I took this picture about 1/3 of the way up, just after the thunderstorm, visible to the North, had passed over.

Copyright: Thomas K Sharpless
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 18000x9000
Uploaded: 08/07/2011
Updated: 30/06/2014
Views:

...


Tags: hills; cows; blue ridge; floyd va
comments powered by Disqus

Thomas K Sharpless
Milky Way Over Rocky Knob
Thomas K Sharpless
Bold Cow on Rocky Knob
Thomas K Sharpless
Two Rooms in Floyd Friends Meetinghouse
Glenn Sadlik
Hanging Rock Lower Water Falls
Glenn Sadlik
Hanging Rock Lower Water Falls
Glenn Sadlik
Hanging Rock Lower Water Falls II
Glenn Sadlik
Pilot Mountain
Glenn Sadlik
Pilot Mountain (Base)
Glenn Sadlik
Pilot Mountain (Top)
Thomas K Sharpless
Log Tobacco Barn - Interior
Thomas K Sharpless
Log Tobacco Barn, Exterior
Thomas K Sharpless
Near Rockford
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Nascar Racetrack I-80 Speedway, Greenwood, NE
Olley
Cape Royal
Henrik Fessler
The Milky Way Over Rakow Mecklenburg Germany
Majeed Panahee joo
Nobico Co Ali Sakhi Neda Naraghi Nobico Designing And Consulting Group Kashan 04
Kudo Kenji Photograph
Crystal Serenity & Queen Elizabeth at Corfu-Κέρκυρα
jacky cheng
2012-Chengdu - wangjiang Park-15
Paul Mears
Frankland Islands
Marek Lomnicky
Matterhorn from under the Hörnli ridge
fkaxc2002
Lotus Trail
Cheng Gang
Night of Beishan Road
Paul Linden
Mystical Black Forest Germany
Uwe Wieteck
Maxh tte die turbinenhalle im kraftwerk
Thomas K Sharpless
City Hall Plaza is Occupied
Thomas K Sharpless
Osiris Plays a Small Room
Thomas K Sharpless
Below Manayunk Station
Thomas K Sharpless
Undersea Bathroom
Thomas K Sharpless
The Green Pool
Thomas K Sharpless
Demolished Bathroom
Thomas K Sharpless
Wilde and Krams
Thomas K Sharpless
Germantown and Chelten
Thomas K Sharpless
Wonder Land
Thomas K Sharpless
Fashion Shoot
Thomas K Sharpless
A Digital Printshop
Thomas K Sharpless
West Facade, Philadelphia Museum of Art
More About USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.