~ A DAILY PHOTO BLOG ~

~ A DAILY PHOTO BLOG ~

~ A DAILY PHOTO BLOG ~

Welcome to a daily peek at our beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia which includes the "Historic Triangle" consisting of Colonial Williamsburg -the world’s largest living history museum- Yorktown and Jamestown.

July 6, 2015

Gaggle On The River, Williamsburg, Virginia

Gaggle on the River


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

Open For Business, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Tree Art, College of William And Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia



This artwork hangs from a tree on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

June 26, 2015

Good Business, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


A shopkeeper mingles with potential customers at the open-air market.

June 24, 2015

Fiddlin' Around, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Summer Garden, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


Even when the temperatures flirt with 100, the garden must be tended if you want to harvest its delectable produce.

June 22, 2015

Go Karts, Plus, Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Wolf, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Virginia

 
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

Nursery Store, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Leeks And Bees, Williamsburg, Virginia


Leeks stand tall in the garden and seem to be a favorite destination for bees.

June 12, 2015

The Ferry, Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Yorktown Marina, Yorktown, Virginia


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

Mach Tower, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Virginia



Busch Gardens Williamsburg is geared up for the summer. Here, Mach Tower riders start the 250 foot ascent leading to their plummet back to earth.

June 7, 2015

Powhatan Plantation, Williamsburg, Virginia


The historic Powhatan Plantation is now the centerpiece of a large time share complex.

June 5, 2015

Gaol, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Out And About, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Shoemaker, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


As the weather warms, the shoemaker opens his windows to display his wares and to take advantage of any breeze that passes by.

May 28, 2015

Courthouse, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


The courthouse played a key role in the life of the colonist by meting out justice to wrong-doers. The stocks and pillory stand just outside the building.

May 27, 2015

Governor's Arch, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Memorial Day, Williamsburg, Virginia


This local display is a perfect Memorial Day reminder.   We appreciate all who have and do serve.

May 24, 2015

Rev. James Blair, College Of William And Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia


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

Glasshouse, Jamestown Island, Williamsburg, Virginia


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

The Alliance, Yorktown, Virginia


Summer is about to start and the Alliance has returned to Yorktown, giving sailing tours along the York River and Chesapeake Bay.

May 21, 2015

The Open Book, Williamsburg, Virginia


The open book statue is fitting for outside the public library.

May 19, 2015

Beautiful Day, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia


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.
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