leheria on January 11th, 2013

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

The holiday spirit and the magic of Christmas shines through in this spectacular wonder of dancing lights in Disneyland, the land of magic. The synchronized dancing of colorful lights to the melodious holiday music is breathtaking and one of a kind experience sure to warm your heart and invoke the spirit of holiday in you like you have never experienced before. It surely is MAGICAL!

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leheria on October 9th, 2010

White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Monument is located in the south central region of New Mexico, near the city of Alamogordo. Rising from the heart of Tularosa Basin,  the 275 square miles of glistening white gypsum sand dunes is one of the great natural wonders of the world. It is the worlds largest gypsum dune field. The dunes are always in motion driven and sculpted by the strong southwest winds.

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leheria on November 29th, 2009

Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is known for its miles of soft sand beach with spectacular views of monolithic stones and is one of the biggest  tourist attractions in Oregon. It is a located 75 miles west of Portland in Clatsop county, Oregon.  In 1846, a cannon from the US Navy schooner Shark washed ashore just north of Arch Cape, a few miles to the south of the community of Elk Creek. The cannon, rediscovered in 1898, is in the city’s museum and a replica of it can be seen alongside U.S. Route 101. The community of Cannon Beach was originally named Ecola but in 1992 it was renamed Cannon Beach based on its history. The town has a population of around 1500 people.

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leheria on November 7th, 2009

Watkins Glen State Park

Watkins Glen State Park is located at the edge of village of  Watkins Glen, New York, south of Seneca Lake in Schuyler County. It is one of the most  popular parks in the New York’s Finger Lakes region. The glen descends 400 feet through the 200 feet high cathedrals of rock, creating 19 waterfalls while traversing 2 miles. The lower part of the park is next to the village and the upper part is open woodlands. The park provides spectacular views of water sculpted rocks and waterfalls.

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leheria on October 25th, 2009

Taughannock Falls

Taughannock Falls State Park is located in the Finger Lakes region, near the south western edge of Cayuga Lake. It is in the town of Ulyses (New York), 10 miles north west of Ithaca and 25 miles north east of Watkins Glen State Park.  The name “Taughannock” comes from the Delaware Indians, referring either to chief Taughannock or the word taghkanic, meaning “great fall in the woods.

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leheria on September 30th, 2009

Shops at Legacy

The Shops at Legacy is an urban lifestyle center with unique shopping centers, award-winning restaurants, lounges, bars, live music and a hot spot for night life.  The place gets livelier by the evening, especially the weekends are  full of energy with lot of partying, music and dancing. This is “the” place to hang out, chill out, relax and unwind. Get the stress out of your system..

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leheria on September 13th, 2009

Plano Balloon Festival - Target

The Balloon Festival is one of the biggest events in Plano, bringing together approximately 100,000 people each year both local and from different parts of the country. This festival is held over 3 days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) every September. This event provides a kaleidoscope of different colors and shapes of hot air balloons with a back drop of beautiful blue skies. It is a delightful visual feast. There is plenty to do in this festival during the three full day programs. There are  food stalls involving around 40 vendors providing variety of food items. There is live entertainment provided by various bands and there are activities for kids also in a special “Kids Corner”. Of course the main attraction are the hot air balloons. You can view the preparation and lift off balloons of different colors and shapes. The night provides other opportunities, the Balloon Glow event and the fireworks. All in all the festival with all its variety is a great experience for all ages and a must see!

This year (2009) is the 30th anniversary of Plano Balloon Festival!
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leheria on August 25th, 2009

Pedernales Falls

Pedernales falls state park is located in Blanco County (Texas),  10 miles east of Johnson City and 30 miles north west of Austin, 75 miles from San Antonio, 230 miles from Dallas and 230 miles from Houston. The closest city to Pedernales Falls state park is Johnson City. The park is on Pedernales river and covers an area of 5221 acres. This was actually a private property known as Circle Bar Ranch and was purcased by State of Texas in 1970. This park opened to public in 1973.

This park offers great diversity to the visitors. The visitors can indulge in activities like swimming, wading, tubing and fishing. There are a number of picnic areas and campsites within the park. There are also numerous hiking, biking and equestrian trails. The main areas of attraction are the falls area, the beach and the Bird Blind.

The detailed map of the park can be found  here.

Our trip to Pedernales Falls state park was planned for  the Memorial Day weekend in 2009. We decided to base ourselves at Marble Falls, around 34 miles north of Pedernales Falls State Park.

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leheria on August 3rd, 2009

Colorado River - Marble Falls

Marble Falls is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country on the Colorado River.  It is centrally located 47 miles northwest of Austin and 85 miles north of San Antonio, in the middle of the Highland Lakes area, the largest chain of lakes in Texas.  The town of Marble Falls, located on Lake Marble Falls, is only 5 minutes from Lake LBJ. Marble Falls is 240 miles south of Dallas and 215 miles north east of Houston.

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leheria on June 4th, 2009

Polar Express Engine

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