Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Door County, Wisconsin!

We'd been to Door county, Wisconsin for the memorial day weekend and enjoyed the exquisite beauty of the various islands in the door peninsula. With over 300 miles of scenic shoreline dotted with bustling harbors and quiet coves, Door County offers a wealth of water-based recreation. Sandy beaches, sailing, cruising, boating, fishing, boat rentals, charters or a unique car ferry ride to Washington Island are just a few ways to enjoy the sparkling waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan.

Small wonder Door County was named one of the top ten vacation destinations in North America. There were some breathtaking landscapes! The changing seasons add to the beauty of the peninsula. Presenting some of the best shots!


Will see you shortly with a Temptation, stay tuned!

93 comments:

Satans Darling™ said...

WOW! you always leave me with a dropped jaw :P someway or the other!

Chriz said...

the colorful lady is back.. too much of greenery photos.. i thought you would be cooking some cake out of those green leaves too.. the green cake paradox

Parita said...

Wow breath taking pics...beautiful place to spend the weekend :)

DEESHA said...

nice pics ... looks like you had a nice time

Suparna said...

wow Aruna, looks like a splendid place :) nature at it's best!
nice snaps.

Arnab Majumdar said...

Beautiful pics! Wonderful place for a weekend trip... :)

Babli said...

आपने टिपण्णी में लिखा की आप मुझे अच्छी तरह से समझ गई पर मुझे इसका मतलब कुछ समझ में नहीं आया!
Wisconsin seems to a very beautiful place and Lake Michigan also mind-blowing. The photos are wonderful and it says everything. Very nice.

B Shihab said...

so beautiful

Gita's Kitchen said...

Awesome pics Aruna..you must have had a good time :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Wow - what a place! Seems like heaven...
Hope you had a nice relaxing vacation...

Ammu said...

Wow! wonderful place. Nice pictures.

Arv said...

Its a beautiful state isnt it?

you should have come a lil further and u would have met me at the Twin Cities :)

take care da... cheers...

Taste of My Life said...

Hi Aruna,

I feel like going for my beach holiday now!

Science Bloggers Association said...

वाह, क्या फोटोग्राफ हैं। मजा आ गया।
-Zakir Ali ‘Rajnish’
{ Secretary-TSALIIM & SBAI }

rekhas kitchen said...

wow so so beautiful pic

Anand said...

Woooohooo.... Solid good looking boss. Door county. Really. Tempting no doubt. I will visit it someday.

Now my only doubt is..... how to EAT it ? ;-)

girlichef said...

Wisconsin is beautiful...these are great photos! I am a Lake Michigan gal, myself :)

Priti said...

Cool pics....beautiful

Sakshi said...

amazing pics...waiting to see ur pics in the door county..and yeah what's the next temptation you are gonna post?

Vrinda said...

Awesome clicks Aruna..

Renuka said...

awesome pics..which camera have u used?

ARUNA said...

hey Ashrita,same feeling here with ur writing skills sweety!

Chriz boy, thanks for giving me a new idea...!

Thanks Parita, yeah it is a beautiful place.

ARUNA said...

Yes Deesha, had a wonderful time!

Suparna, even i realised how beautiful nature is after seeing the place!

Hi Arnab, yeah its a great place for a weekend trip!

ARUNA said...

Babli i just meant that u can play with words like a magician!!

Thanks Shihab.

Gita, yes dear had a wonderful time!

ARUNA said...

Home cooked oriya food: Yeah ths trip was so much relaxing.

Ammu, thanks dear.

Arv...it was a short trip and we were running out of time. So feel free to visit me when u come to the windy city!

ARUNA said...

Taste of my life: Yeah i know, this place was irresistable!

Rajnish ji, thanks.

thanks Rekha!

ARUNA said...

Anand, don't eat it buddy......just c and enjoy the nature! Will make something soon for u to eat!And yeah when u visit the place, don't forget to visit me...hehe!

Girlchef: yeah it is an amazing place.

Thanks Priti!

ARUNA said...

Sakshi, will upload some pics soon in orkut....next temptation no clue dear!!

thanks Vrinda.

Renuka, i used olympus camera....bcame old now...time to get a new one!!!

Vishali said...

Wisconsin Door County looks awsome Aruna....wonderful snaps!

theBluesman said...

simply awesome Aruna & very tempting indeed.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow.. so colorful....seems like a nice quiet place..

Viki's Kitchen said...

Seems u had a wonderful vacation dear.
Natures colors and beauty makes us calm ..isn't it? Beautiful pics.

Rush said...

amazing babe..u took me back into last year where we celebrated our anniversary there, our window opened in one f the shorelines where we were on the tip of the thumb island!! beautiful place, very quite and serene..

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

300 miles of scenic shoreline mmm I see you guys had fun back there... Nice pics.. see you soon!!!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Breath taking landscapes.....Hope you had rocking and refreshing time out there.....

Pooja said...

Beautiful snaps aruna..Seems like you had a great time...Thanks for sharing them..

ARUNA said...

thanks Vishali, yeah it was awesome!

Bluesman thaks for feeling that way!

Yes Mahimaa, it was a superb place!

ARUNA said...

yes Viki, we had a gala time here.....admired nature like anything!

wow Rush......calebrating anniversary in such a beautiful place, how romantic!!!!!!!

Yes Ramya, had loads of fun!

Superchef said...

what a beautiful place and such gorgeous pictures!!

ARUNA said...

thanks Manju....................yeah the place was mind-blowing!!!

Ushanandini said...

Cute pictures! Door county is tremendous! It is really a DOOR to HEAVEN! Nature is always beautiful!

Pavithra said...

Wow breath taking pics, gorgeous and wonderful aruna... Really fantastic.. you would have nice and really lovely time there..

Nazish Rahman said...

lovely pics Aruna....looks beautiful u must hav really enjoyed!!!!

ARUNA said...

Usha, well said......it is definetely a door to heaven, colorful heaven!!

Hi Pavithra, yeah v had lot of masti there!

Yes Nazish.........solitude can be so lovely sometimes!!

doggybloggy said...

beautiful scenery....what a nice time I am sure.

RAJ SINH said...

WOW !
KYAA SAIR KARAAYEE HAI . TASVEEREN SAB KAH DETEE HAIN .
GREAT !

Varsha Vipins said...

Thee place is so amazing Aruna..:)

kittymatti said...

such fabulous pics!

5 Star Foodie said...

Wow, this is a truly beautiful destination! Gorgeous pictures!

नारदमुनि said...

ye kahan aa gaye ham, narayan narayan

ARUNA said...

doggybloggy: thanq...yeah had a good time!

thanks Raj ji....aapne bilkul sahi kaha!

thanks Varsha, great place indeed!

ARUNA said...

thanks Preethi.

Yeah Natasha, that's an awesome destination.

Naradmuni ji: ab isey jannat hi kahiye!!!

Nithya Praveen said...

Me n my hubby were planning to go last weekend but sumhow things dint work.We planned to drive down as it takes abt 6 hrs from were i live.Must say its a rocking place!Good you had fun!

doloncookbook said...

Hi .
what a picture perfect place . Its like heaven on earth . Nice pictures .
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SJ said...

I was expecting to see a cake here!! Nice pics. For a min I read Wisconsin as Washington and was ready to yell at you for not contacting me. Then I saw it was wisconsin ~sigh~

PurpleHeart said...

U should try a hand at photography! Food and Nature! :)

workhard said...

Wow. Aruna.. That looks almost like a dream land..

ARUNA said...

Nithya, u shd take a chance this time and go....usually fall is the best season they say but summer is good either!

doloncookbook: tq for visiting me.

ARUNA said...

SJ, washington will b far off for driving but yeah if i come there, i will not miss visiting u....i need the swirl cookies!!

Purpleheart...photography haan, haha that's just a hobby for me, tx anyways!

Yes Saara, it is a dreamland u know.....nature is so beautiful here!

Yasmeen said...

Beautiful holiday get away,I'm sure you had lots of fun:)

Chow and Chatter said...

beautiful

Pooja said...

Awesome shots Aruna! Lovely place! Seems like you had great fun :)

ARUNA said...

thanks Yasmeen, yeah had an awesome time!

chow and chatter: thanks

Yes Pooja....it is a lovely place, beautiful greens and blue!

Chef E said...

I just realized I have been neglecting 'temptations' over here! What a gorgeous trip on the water, as I love being in the boat. Oh, I need to email you with news of the wedding, but we cannot go, hubby's job said no :( Maybe next time!

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Beautiful sanps dear.

Donna-FFW said...

What absolutely gorgeous pictures. I hope you had a fantastic vacation!

ARUNA said...

ohhhhhh Elizabeth, infact i was abt to ask u about ur trip......tht's so sad!!!!! I was so excited that u wud visit my country!!

ARUNA said...

hey thanks Dhanya.

Yes Donna, it was a fun vacation.......enjoyed to the extent!!!

Varunavi said...

Lovely snaps aruna,wish i was there :)

Anya said...

Wow !!
BEAUTIFUL shots you make,
I love it !!
Thanks for sharing the nice pictures :)

Subhie Arun said...

hi..there are something waiting for u in my blog..pls do accept it..thx

sangeeta said...

truly heavenly destination aruna.......the photos are absolutely divine.......you realy are a colorful blogger.

ARUNA said...

Hi saritha, welcome bac......been long time seeing ur post!

thanks anya, my hugs to kareltje!

ARUNA said...

Subhie, thanq so much for passing the award to me!

Hhaha thanks for a sweet compliment sangeeta!

ARVI'nd said...

very beautiful pics dear......

Mangala Bhat said...

wow! what a beautiful pics ...:)

भूतनाथ said...

baap re baap.........main mar jaavaa..... ab bhalaa mere kahane ko bacha hi kyaa....!!??

Prashant Sree said...

The scenic pics are indeed tempting ! You must have a helluva Time vacating :)

ARUNA said...

Arvind, thanks.

Mangala, thanks!

ARUNA said...

bhoothnath ji, jitna aapne kahaa kaafi hai mere liye!!!

Hi Prashant, yup i had a very good time!

गर्दूं-गाफिल said...

अरुणा ,
वल्लाह क्या दिलकश हैं कुदरत के नज़ारे
ख्वावों में सही भीग गए दिल ओ जान हमारे

जन्नत ही उतर आई है खुश हो के जमीं पे
हूरों के ही नसीब में होतें हैं सितारे

तस्वीर है हरेक बकमाले लाजवाब
रह जाती है ठहर के दीवानी निगाह रे

खामोश समंदर में लहरों की गुफ्तगू
जैसे की नाखुदा को कोई किश्ती पुकारे

पानी पे है लकीर का तूफ़ान जरा सा
अब घिर भी आये झूम के घनघोर घटा रे

T and S said...

Extra rich colors in all your images. They are all beautifully composed.

PS : Its slightly over-saturated colors, maybe you want to reduce the saturation a bit.

गर्दूं-गाफिल said...

अरुणा ,
वल्लाह क्या दिलकश हैं कुदरत के नज़ारे
ख्वावों में सही भीग गए दिल ओ जान हमारे

जन्नत ही उतर आई है खुश हो के जमीं पे
हूरों के ही नसीब में होतें हैं सितारे

तस्वीर है हरेक बकमाले लाजवाब
रह जाती है ठहर के दीवानी निगाह रे

खामोश समंदर में लहरों की गुफ्तगू
जैसे की नाखुदा को कोई किश्ती पुकारे

पानी पे है लकीर का तूफ़ान जरा सा
अब घिर भी आये झूम के घनघोर घटा रे

Kishore Choudhary said...

beautiful pictures
liked it.

Femin Susan said...

These are truly wonderful scenes. Very colorful and lovely indeed.
Cheers!

"MIRACLE" said...

wow....waah aruna ji achche choclate cakes ke saath sundar photography bhi.aapko aur kya -kya aata hai jaldi bta dijiyega.aap to khoobiyom ka bhandar hai.

Adisha said...

B E A U tiful poics !!!1 :)

Keep smiling ...

Cheers,
adisha

tulipspeaks said...

whoa! the green is so intense! :)

ARUNA said...

गर्दूं-गाफिल: अरे वाह, आपका अंदाज़ लाजवाब है......इस शायरी का क्या कहना!

ARUNA said...

kishore: thaanq so much!

Susan: thanq.

ARUNA said...

Miracle ji....kuch khaas nahin aata hai, par aapki taarif ke liye bahut bahut shukriya!

thanks Adisha!

tulipspeaks: thanq so much.

सुमित तोमर said...

यदि आप कुछ हिन्दी में भी लिखें तो अच्छा लगेगा। वैसे आपकी पोस्ट अच्छी लगी।

sweet gabru said...

Really very nice photographs.
we can say mindblowing.