The pop music group TLC had a song titled "Waterfalls". In the lyrics, they advised against chasing them. I didn't heed their words. As I enjoyed the winding roads through the mountains of North Carolina, I made a stop at Dry Falls near the community of Highlands. Below are a few photographs I took to capture these mighty waters that fall freely as collective drops on a journey down the Cullasaja River.
I like contrast in photography, just as I do in my life. If I'm not finding peace and my center along the shoreline, I'm finding it on a trail in the mountains. The photos shared in this post are from a road trip and some hiking north and east of Asheville, North Carolina. The drive began by getting on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville and then winding through the Pisgah National Forest. There are a number of pull-offs to take photos of the beautiful mountains and valleys. The clouds can take over the peaks, but if patient, you will get pockets of clearing skies. If you make this trip, dress in layers. The temperatures are wide ranging depending on cloud cover.