Friday, December 17, 2010

Papa received a new Lense and went for a Walk

Lago Vista dec 9 2010 - realxing in Sun 
We did enjoy the Sun in the Back Yard and relaxed waiting for UPS to deliver Papas new 55-200 mm Nikon Lense. Thanks to Stephen.
Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 - New lense had to checked out
When the package arrived, Steve had to check the quality.Lago Vista Dec 9 - 2010 Texas Hill country 
What then after receiving my new Lense? We headed on at the Texas Hill Country Roads. Take Care during heavy Rain in the bottom of the Hills. No joke, I assure you;)
Lago Vista dec 9 2010 - Copperstill Kennel 
We went to pick up the Dogs at the Kennel -  Copperstill Kennel.
A Jeep or van is recommended on the tiny road…
Lago Vista dec 9 2010 - Buddy in Kennel 
Here you see young Buddy. He was simply exited too meet us again. Good boy.
Lago Vista dec 9 2010 - at the Kennel 1
Here you see the Kennel owner, who as well will train Buddy for several weeks in January.
Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 - colorful rattle snake 
Papa has heard rumours: Take care, it’s rattle snakes in Texas.
Lago Vista - dec 9 2010 - Working on the new house roof
Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 - Lake Travis Dam
Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 - a lion
Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 Cliffs at Lake Travis
Lago Vistas - dec 9  2010 - Deers in flock Lago Vista dec 9 2010 - Birds house
Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 - Roadrunner or a boat Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 I met only one person
Then papa went for a walk all by himself in Lago Vista. Needed to be familiar with his new Lense. 90 minutes. Here are some Photos, click and study if you have time to enjoy…
Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 - houses 
Here som houses in Lago Vista .
  Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 - south view Lake Travis
Lake Travis, view to the South
Lago Vista dec 9 2010 - Lake Travis shore 
Just a cove at Lake Travis
Lago Vista dec 9 2010 Road signs 
Typical road names in Lago Vista.
Below, more from Papas walk: Click to enjoy.
Lago Vista - dec 9 2010 - Deers overall 1  Lago Vista 9 Dec 2010 - House
Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 - cactus Lago Vista Dec 9 2010 Gun and Turtel
Some  more Photos from Papas walk alone 
Lago Vista Dec 9 -2010 Corvette 
Hmm, what is this but a Corvette.. Nice vrroooomLago Vista Dec 9 2010 - Viking the Fence Company
Can’t be a place on Earth without Vikings. LOL.
Even Fences they did make..

Well , a  wonderful and relaxing day has to come to an end:
Sunset Lago Vista and Airplane
The Sky reminded papa of travel. You see why?

More to come…

PS. Ordered the Lense from Adorama

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Blogger Sandee said...

See no snow and you can go all over the place. I like that a lot. How fun. Wish I could have been there with all of you.

Have a terrific day. Big hug to you both. :)

December 17, 2010 10:47 pm  
Blogger Vilt og vakkert said...

Heisann, julsann!

Ønsker deg og dine en riktig god og fredfull jul.
Tusen takk for bloggåret som snart er over. Allitd interessant å lese dine innlegg og å drømme seg bort til steder jeg aldri har vært...
Mange og store klemmer fra Bjørg Nina som kanskje ser dere snart???
Vi blir noen dager i Telemark i romjula...

December 18, 2010 10:06 pm  
Anonymous RennyBA's Terella said...

Great travel report Tor - and what great photos!

Congrats with the new lens too - looking forward to have a look at it :-)

December 18, 2010 10:49 pm  
Blogger Ginnie said...

Good for you, Tor. A new lens is like a new toy for us photographers. You'll have many happy pictures to come, I know! :)

December 21, 2010 11:06 am  
Anonymous Lifecruiser Travel Blog said...

Vi älskar att gå på fotopromenader som den du hae här, så tack för den! En hel del intressant på vägen verkligen! Skrattade lite åt rattlesnakes trots det allvarliga - och Viking-skylten. Corvetten är bara för frestande.... Den sista bilden med.... ah så jag önskar att jag var med och gjorde DET strecket!!!!

Hoppas din förkylning är borta nu. Sköt om er!

Hoppsan upptäckte nu att jag skrivit på svenska - bara för att jag är så inne i Himmelsk foto meme... hi hi....

December 22, 2010 6:37 pm  

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