During a two-day visit to Stowe, Vermont, I purposely awoke very early in the morning so I could set out to get some sunrise photos. As I traveled about the area, searching for a place that was high enough up so I could capture a spectacular view, I stumbled across the von Trapp Lodge. For those of you not familiar with the history behind this lodge, you can learn more here.
This photo was taken around 8:00am, which was about 45 minutes after the sun had risen. I did actually capture the sunrise in some of the other shots I took, which I’ll be posting to this site shortly. As I was packing things up, I had to walk across the street back to my car and as I looked to the right, I saw the view you see in todays photo. I loved the way the road curved about and seemed to disappear over the horizon.
In case it isn’t obvious in this photo, it was freaking cold this morning at around 24 degrees. My fingers, nose and mouth were already numb by now, so as soon as I was done capturing this shot, I quickly scurried back to my vehicle and headed back to the village of Stowe for a hot cup of coffee. It was probably the best cup of coffee I had ever drank.
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