Friday, April 18, 2014

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Rhododendron Tunnel,  Craggy Gardens, Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina
© Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved
(Velvia slide film.)

Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway is Craggy Gardens, a mountain ridge covered with a natural garden of rhododendron. A hike along Craggy Pinnacle Trail takes you through thickets of these shrubs which arch over the path to form a natural tunnel. At the end of the tunnel is a dramatic 360 degree view over the surrounding mountains.... kind of like heaven.


  1. A remarkable image, Doug! The blurred backdrop and your explanatory words pleasantly stir my imagination. The tree framing is perfect here.

  2. Good to see you're still going strong Doug. A rare visit. to wish a Happy Easter to the Hikocks


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