Travel Photo Thursday | Highway 89

Highway 89

Travel Photo Thursday | Highway 89

It’s been awhile since I’ve participated in this event, so I wanted to come back with a bang.  This amazing shot was taken during a drive along Highway 89 in Jackson Hole, WY.  There are times when you are so glad to be alive just to witness pure unspoiled beauty such as this.

The air was fresh not a whiff of smog to be found and the temperature was warm but never muggy.   If I was asked to describe this scene in one word… would be “Redemptive”.  It’s like a new beginning to yesterday’s woes; a promise of a better day.

With the Grand Tetons seemingly holding up the sky and embracing the rolling fields of color, we had to take a moment to exit our car and absorb this phenomenal view.



Renee King
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  • Michael Figueiredo
    Posted at 01:47h, 09 December Reply

    You’re right, Renee. That is a phenomenal view alright!

    • Renee
      Posted at 12:21h, 10 December Reply

      Thanks, Mike! It was a dream!

  • Christy
    Posted at 03:18h, 09 December Reply

    These photos are lovely, Renee!

    • Renee
      Posted at 12:22h, 10 December Reply

      Thanks, Christy! Thanks for stopping by!

  • InsideJourneys
    Posted at 09:23h, 09 December Reply

    Redemptive is definitely the word. Beautiful shot, Renee!

  • Amadou M. Sall
    Posted at 12:42h, 09 December Reply

    Beautiful photos, and beautiful words too. You’re an awesome artist, Renee!

  • Nomadic Samuel
    Posted at 17:22h, 09 December Reply

    Gorgeous shots Renee – love the rugged scenery!

  • Nancie
    Posted at 20:04h, 09 December Reply

    Gorgeous shots, Renee! Welcome back to Travel Photo Thursday!

  • David
    Posted at 13:36h, 11 December Reply

    Lovely shots Renee, sometimes when I am driving and see a beautiful sunset, I too would stop and photograph it. A couple of days ago, I was driving back from the airport and stopped by the highway to photograph planes taking off. I did that for about an hour before making my way back.

  • Candice Michelle
    Posted at 02:51h, 13 December Reply

    With the beautiful scenery and peaceful ambiance, it would be worth it to stop by and witness the beauty that surrounds you. What a wonderful place to be with.

  • Manny
    Posted at 15:14h, 18 December Reply

    Great picture of a breathtaking scenery! I’d call it ‘renata’ or rebirth.

  • London Traveler
    Posted at 03:48h, 07 March Reply

    Wow, amazing travel photos. Very good combination of clouds and nature. Very picturesque views. A photographer is a real professional.

  • Gene Tilby
    Posted at 04:07h, 10 March Reply

    Some beautiful photographs for sure…it actually looks a lot like our countryside here in Idaho. Where are you located? I love getting out and taking in the amazing scenery that nature offers us, it is very inspiring and does wonders for the soul.

  • adam
    Posted at 08:55h, 15 March Reply

    This is one of those moments where having a camera with you is priceless, what a wonderful set of photographs. Just out of interest what camera did you use to take these with?

    • Renee
      Posted at 09:14h, 15 March Reply

      Agreed! Adam, I am racking my brain here. When we pulled off on the side of the road, we both started clicking…..I used the canon 10mp powershot and my daughter used a canon, but she’s way more advanced than me…so much so that I can’t tell you which model it was….I do remember it cost 399.00. LOL….see I’m such a stickler when it comes to details…ha! I definitely took the first pic, because I was hoping that the truck would get out of my shot….the second….I’m not as sure about that one.

  • Anwar
    Posted at 10:09h, 21 March Reply

    Wow, lovely photos. I plan to get to Wyoming and to the Grand Tetons some day soon.

    • Renee
      Posted at 14:54h, 21 March Reply

      You should, Anwar….it will change your life! I adore it.

  • Rich
    Posted at 09:30h, 25 March Reply

    I love the backdrop of the clouds

  • Purnima
    Posted at 12:26h, 24 May Reply

    Thanks Renee for sharing such a phenomenal view. The photos are tempting and exhibit unspoiled beauty of nature. It is a true sample of professional photography .Not often do we get glimpse of such a serene and picture perfect face of nature. Lovely share.

  • Mallikka
    Posted at 04:39h, 11 December Reply

    Indeed, it is redemptive. A lovely photograph. Looks like to be evening time.

  • David
    Posted at 06:14h, 08 February Reply

    There’s no place like home, especially if you are looking out at that every morning. For those who look out our window and see nothing but the neighbor’s trash, we are very envious. How nice is it to live in a place that people pay money to vacation in? I always wondered if the people who live there ever get bored, but I can imagine looking out at that scene can never get old. Thanks for giving us a piece of eye candy, it is definitely on my places of where I would like to go. I appreciate the eye view into the beauty that an be found all around you.

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