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12-JUL-2008 Larry Hill


La Veta, Colorado

A look across the town lakes.
Greenhorn (Pont Verde), the distant massif, is named after a Comanche bandit/chief.
The Spanish governor in Santa Fe sent a punitive expedition in the 1790's, who tracked him to this mountain.

Two years ago a major blowup occurred in the Town when the growth faction tried to put up a cell tower roughly in the center of this picture.
It would have stood twice as tall as the dead cottonwood.
It was to have been disguised as a plastique conifer, though with awkward cones and candles.

The growth faction was defeated.

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Pedro Libório31-Dec-2008 19:03
and vote,
love it.
patou13-Aug-2008 21:36
Beau reflet et bel eclairage ! ( v )
Jack Hoying18-Jul-2008 02:24
A beautiful image!
Ann16-Jul-2008 11:19
Beautiful image Larry, love the reflections.
Tollercove16-Jul-2008 07:22
Great one, love the clouds and the water
Pauline14-Jul-2008 05:20
Beautiful Larry.
fotabug13-Jul-2008 19:33
Wonderful clouds and sky, great reflections. This is a beautiful image
Bea.13-Jul-2008 09:35
Very nice indeed, wonderful sky and water reflections.
Barry Ailetcher13-Jul-2008 00:31
I likethis one a lot good job
paplvr12-Jul-2008 23:29
wow, just stunning. Love the clouds, the glassy water, the sharpness. Very pretty, Linda S
DB Hans12-Jul-2008 23:10
A beautiful image, love the cloud formations.
Ruth Voorhis12-Jul-2008 22:05
This is a gorgeous scene, Larry, and a very successful pano. Beautifully done!
Rev. Kelly Todd12-Jul-2008 21:35
Very beautiful Larry, I think that I have seen this lake... back in 1992. It looks very familiar! thanks for sharing, it brings back a lot of memories!