July 6, 2015
The holiday weekend saw many visitors to the beaches and waterways around Williamsburg. This gaggle of geese shared this part of the James River with several speeding boats.
July 2, 2015
The Union Jack flies outside of this Colonial Williamsburg attraction signaling the exhibit is open to the public. It should see a great deal of traffic over the holiday weekend.
July 1, 2015
June 26, 2015
June 24, 2015
When you dine at the taverns in Colonial Williamsburg, entertainment is part of the fare. While this may look like a typical work situation in which one does all the work while the other fiddles around, each is doing her fair share.
June 23, 2015
June 22, 2015
Aside from the multitude of historical attractions and big amusements like Busch Gardens and Water Country, Go Karts Plus offers visitors a chance to drive a variety of "race cars" and ride carnival like rides.
June 15, 2015
In addition the roller coasters, Busch Gardens Williamsburg offers a glimpse a variety of wildlife, including wolves. The wolf enclosure is a large, wooded area where they can freely run, play and do what they want, while visitors watch safely from above. They also put on a show to educate the public about wolves.
June 14, 2015
The nursery at Colonial Williamsburg offers many garden items for purchase, from clay watering pots and garlic to baskets and seeds. Or, you can wander the garden and shop just for fun.
June 13, 2015
June 12, 2015
The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry offers free crossings of the James River. It is a great respite in the midst of most journeys. Recently, a young couple delivered their baby during the crossing. Maybe ferries, rather than storks, really deliver babies.
June 9, 2015
The marina at Yorktown is busy all summer with boats of all shapes and sizes. Its location on the York River and adjacent to the Chesapeake Bay makes it an ideal location. They are hosting the Hermione, a tall ship, but we have not been able to get away to see her.
June 8, 2015
June 7, 2015
June 5, 2015
The inner courtyard of the Gaol leads to the keeper's living quarters while the more ominous door to the left goes to the secured and spartan gaol cells. The facility held a wide array of villans, including some of Blackbeard's men.
June 4, 2015
Given all the rain we've had lately, we looked through some older photos and found this dapper couple out and about on a sunny day; something we hope to see soon.
May 29, 2015
May 28, 2015
May 27, 2015
Many who visit in the heart of summer find this unexpected respite from the sun. The expansive garden behind the Governor's Palace is home to several of these living arches, which provide beauty and shade.
May 25, 2015
May 24, 2015
The Rev. James Blair was the founder and first president of the College of William & Mary. His statue stands prominently on the campus.
May 23, 2015
The Glasshouse on Jamestown Island produces hand-blown glass products using similar processes as those used by the early settlers who tried a variety of activities in order to turn a profit.
May 22, 2015
May 21, 2015
May 19, 2015
The market is open, the Magazine is full of ammunition and powder, and the Union Jack proudly flies on Duke of Gloucester Street. It is another day in Colonial Williamsburg in 1774.