I'm a free spirited aging hippie
who loves talking to flowers, chasing rainbows
and photographing all the beauty that surrounds us
Thanks for taking a peek into my little world
Laura

Wednesday, July 6

Mt St Helens~In the Blast Zone

In May of 1980 Mt St Helens violently erupted
devastating the region and leaving a deep crater.

Desolate left flank of the crater.
 

Huge mudflows ripped through the once fertile valley
leaving a path of destruction. 

Life is slowly returning to the mountains and the valleys.

In 200 years the dome will be rebuilt and once again the forests will stand proud and tall...
Until it erupts again!

19 comments:

Catherine said...

The colours in your photos are terrific! I feel like I could jump right into them! Beautiful!
xo Catherine

Zondra Art said...

Amazing photos, amazing!!!

Have a nice day.

Joop Zand said...

Very very nice area, fantastic pictures Laura..... well done.

greetings, Joop

trying to figure that out said...

So beautiful! So sad at the same time...how things so beautiful can also be so destructive. Thanks for the reminder and for sharing your amazing photos!

Gabriela Pana said...

very nice...

texwisgirl said...

just beautiful. mother nature is a powerful thing, but glad she forgives and lets the dust settle for a while again...

Emreen said...

Lovely view... Awesome snap shots... Love that squirrel...

Joanne@ Desertmountainbear said...

Until then it is breathtakingly in all of its start beauty.

petrolin50 said...

Amazing. Impressive pictures. One feels though contemptible to see this majestic mountain. Very nice photo. Congratulations. Peter.

Stampmouse said...

beautiful photos. its amazing how the power of nature to destroy and once again renew itself.

Kaya said...

Laura, these pictures are absolutely breathtaking. How good that nature renews itself and tries to heal.

GREAT AND VERY POWERFUL PHOTOGRAPHY!!!! And I learned something I didn't know before. Thank you Laura for that.

Greetings from Kaya.

Lisa RedWillow said...

These are amazing and I see that little guy. Fantastic shot .
I love your blog Laura.

Marias Teater said...

This is about life. Something breaks and new, growing time begins. Beautiful series of fantastic nature!

ESTEVE said...

preciosos parajes, imágenes coloristas y naturales, enhorabuena por tu blog.
saludos

Andrey Salikov said...

the fantastically beautiful photographs

Anna said...

Thank you for following! I'm looking forward to seeing more of your beautiful work as a new follower!

NatureFootstep said...

it is great to see that life is coming back. You have some stunning shots to share. Thank you. :)

Dirk said...

fanastisk landsakps bilder!

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