Monday, October 15, 2012

The West Grotto - Georgian Bay

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A short hike through the forest...
 
to reach this view!
 
Limestone cliffs extend along the Niagara Escarpment

The West Grotto
 
Georgian Bay is a bay within Lake Huron, in Ontario, Canada.
With a surface area of 23,000 square miles (59,600 km2) Lake Huron is the third largest fresh water lake on Earth.

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46 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

the rocks are awesome, but those blue waters!

Debbie said...

my kinda forest!! we would have to be careful walking on those rockie paths!!

i think we are both drawn to the water!!

SmilingSally said...

You're the first person to give me a positive feedback on the thumbprints. Thank you!

Thanks for sharing these gorgeous blues.

Happy Blue Monday, Karen.

Sylvia K said...

What a gorgeous place, Karen!! Your photos are fantastic!! I could definitely enjoy spending some time there!! Great post! Enjoy your day!!

Carver said...

Beautiful hike and view.

Sharon M said...

Wow!! All very beautiful.

Gary said...

Wonderful series!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Joop Zand said...

Lovely place Karen..... pictures are so wonderful.

Greetings, Joop

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Gorgeous scenes, the water is so clear and wonderful colours. The cliffs beside the lake are quite dramatic.

eileeninmd said...

What a pretty place to visit, lovely photos. Thanks for sharing!

Ellie said...

What a lovely magical walk to get to those wonderful rocks and water. These are amazing shots :)

LV said...

That walk would definitely be worth it to see a view lie this.

Penelope Puddlisms said...

The rocky cliffs are sculptures and the turquoise colored water a fantastic dream. For some reason I would never have guessed this was in eastern Canada. Thanks for sharing your world. :)

mick said...

Great photos and what a beautiful place.

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Fantastic shots of awesome place ~ (A Creative Harbor)

Geli said...

Hi Karen, you live in a great location, your pictures show it ...

SandyCarlson said...

So worth the journey! Incredible water!

Indrani said...

I love those deadly outlines.
Great captures.

Al said...

That is so beautiful, what a lovely hike and incredible water view at the end. I could stay there all day.

Lew said...

Beautiful photos of the area! Well worth the hike over the rocks.

Icahbanjarmasin said...

Nice article really i like U'r post.

Luna Miranda said...

the limestone cliffs are impressive, the water inviting.:p excellent shots.

Anonymous said...

nice series of shots of a terrific and photogenic place - and that water is so clear!

great work
*smiles*

Les... said...

nice series of shots of a terrific and photogenic place - and that water is so clear!

great work
*smiles*

Rajesh said...

Very beautiful and scenic place.

ladyfi said...

That water looks delicious!

Eden said...

What a beautiful place! I love all the photos.

lina@happy family said...

Wow, breathtaking views!
Thanks for visiting.

Anna said...

Amazing captures, Karen!
Love it very much...
Warm greetings, Anna :))

Stewart M said...

A place like that would be worth a much longer walk - what a great place.

Stewart M - Australia

Marcia said...

What a gorgeous place! We visited lake Ontario this summer but haven't been to Lake Huron in years. Will have to return one day.

Terri Buster said...

Love the color of the water- so pretty...and the rocks are cool too!

Molly said...

The water looks absolutely amazing.

Mollyxxx

NatureFootstep said...

oh, I´d like to explore that place. Looks so special. Thanks for sharing. :)

Emille said...

Love lime stone - and the cliffs here. I have a piece of lime stone my deck, waiting for a purpose!

EG CameraGirl said...

Super photos of Lake Huron and the grotto, Karen!

namaki said...

Wow ! Such cristal clear waters !

HOOTIN ANNI said...

MMmmmmmmmm, lots of "m words" I'm thinking right now --- magnificent, mighty, marvelous!!! This and all other descriptive words come to mind. Wow.

joanne said...

I would have sworn these beautiful photos were taken in the carribean!

Kim, USA said...

Wow these are beautiful shots. The place is awesome!

Visiting from Water World Wednesday
Kim,USA

maj said...

For en utrolig vakker plass!! Skulle ønske jeg kunne sett den i virkeligheten!! Nydelig utsikt som virkelig er verdt turen!!
Ønsker deg en fin dag:)
Klem fra Norge:))

Indrani said...

The emerald blue green water is soothing.

Buttons said...

Oh I love this area it is stunning. B

Me said...

What a great series of shots, such a wonderful place. We shall return.

NixBlog said...

This is a wonderful place to explore! Fantastic captures.

M.C. Diana Degadong said...

Beautiful pictures and views :-) Dropping by from Blue Monday :-)