Turtle by the cascade

Illinois’ Starved Rock State Park is just south of I-80 about 90 miles west of Chicago near the town of LaSalle. Over the years streams have carved a number of small and interesting canyons into the sandstone. Seasonal waterfalls can be found all around these canyons, if you hike up just at the right time.

This week’s shot is from from across a lovely little pool created by one of the cascades from LaSalle Canyon Falls. It was interesting to watch a turtle that had made this pool as home for the day. Not sure how he ended up here, but it would be one fun trip to down the river. What would life be without these challenges :)

 

Uncertainty is the essence of Life & it fuels opportunity – Tina Seelig

 

Canon 7D : Canon 10-22 mm : ISO 100 : 10 mm : f19 : 10, 1/60 sec

Buy Print    LaSalle Canyon, Starved Rock State Park 
Oglesby, Illinois, USA
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8 Comments to “Turtle by the cascade”

  1. Wow, a very beautiful picture!

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  2. Wow! Thank you so much for sharing!!!!

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  3. Beautiful and serene. Wish a had this pic in a hugh frame on my wall. It reminds me to relax.

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  4. I have just come across your blog and have nominated you for the Leibster Award. Heres a link for what to do https://writingfordesire.wordpress.com/2015/09/04/my-first-liebster-award-nomination/

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