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This walk takes us over the moors near Buxton(Derbyshire), starting at a place called Grin Low.

Rock

 

This walk takes us over the moors near Buxton(Derbyshire), starting at a place called Grin Low.

comments (29)

  • Ada
  • stuck in my head
  • 24 Nov 2008, 00:27
Great composition...Lovely scene, and the rock is MAGNIFICENT grin
Tracy: Thanks Ada. The rock was very striking and I just loved the different colours and living matter.
  • Ginnie
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • 24 Nov 2008, 00:42
Do you realize, Tracy, that we don't have places here in the States that we call "moors." That's why I just LOVE Europe! smile
Tracy: I love to walk this walk Ginnie it's a place to blow the cobwebs away.smile
Hope you have a great day Musketeer smile
  • Sidney
  • Philippines
  • 24 Nov 2008, 01:52
Beautiful scenery...very peaceful...
Tracy: Oh yes Sidney its a great place to walksmile
Thanks
  • Kay
  • United States
  • 24 Nov 2008, 04:33
I can see myself driving on that road,Tracy. Perhaps one day I will. smile

Your picture is very well composed. And the clouds in the sky really add to it.
Tracy: When you do Kay just give me a call and I will be there.smile
Thanks.
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 24 Nov 2008, 04:59
"Grin Low".....sigh....this is a stunning capture my dear friend, so open, so green, so soulful, this is your polder I imagine....I would not mind walking here with a good friend and just be silent, there is no need for words...
The clouds are perfect...my kind of picture, a likey to me
Have a great day.
Tracy: You would love this place Musketeer, and you are right no words are needed just take in the fresh air and beautiful English countryside.smile
Thanks for your kind words as usual.
I will do my best, hope yours will be less stressful mijn vriendsmile
  • FLOOG
  • The valleys of a contented soul
  • 24 Nov 2008, 05:16
Such a beautiful, tranquil scene. The foreground rocks are wonderful in colour and detail.

Huge sigh.... bliss. Have a great day smile
Tracy: Paul I am honoured with your kind words thanks a million.smile
Hope you have a great day too.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 24 Nov 2008, 06:42
Great colour good looking landscape.I love the name of places in England (Grin Low)
Tracy: Yes Vintage I am not sure why this place is called Grin Low.
Thanks for your comment.smile
Lovely picture Tracy. Great part of the country.
Tracy: It's a fab place to walk and have your lungs filled with none polluted air Bill.smile
Thanks.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 24 Nov 2008, 08:34
Ok...this deserves a "Wow!"

Beautiful place to walk.
Tracy: I am honoured by your wow Ray.tongue
I am sure you would like this place.
Thankssmile
  • anniedog
  • United Kingdom
  • 24 Nov 2008, 09:28
This is a very bold composition Tracy and I think it works well. I love the way the eye travels along the windy road to the horizon and who knows what is beyond!
Ingrid
Tracy: I do....more green moors!!! Thats part of the walk.
Thanks for your lovely comment.
Wonderful picture Tracy.I love the perspective!
Tracy: Thanks very much Richardsmile
  • Aussie
  • Brisbane
  • 24 Nov 2008, 12:50
Terrific composition, beautiful scene
Tracy: Walkers paradise Aussie, I love it.
Thanks a millionsmile
  • Alan
  • United Kingdom
  • 24 Nov 2008, 13:10
..so did you go up the rock? Or around it? Some rocks look like sheep! wink
Tracy: No I did not climb the rock Alan!!! I took the path instead.
Those darn sheep get everywheresmile
Thanks
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 24 Nov 2008, 13:42
"Geweldig", Astrid would say- "einmalig schön", I would like to say, beautiful, beautiful, your English landscape pic makes my day- the rocks (a Druid- place?), their colours, the little flowers being so content with only a handfull of earth- in order to bloom! - and my eyes follow light-hearted the snake-like path leading to the horizon- a dramatically moved sky above all- I'm enthousiast, Tracy! Everybody must feel that you love your countryside!
Tracy: Philine thanks for your very kind comment. I have included a link for you so that you can see this area and it's surroundings.
http://www.derbyshire-peakdistrict.co.uk/grinlow.htm
I am so pleased you like my shots of the English countryside. I will try my best to keep a smile on your face.
Thanks again for your kind wordssmile
I love this kind of countryside with sheep wandering across the roads. Nicely composed.
Tracy: Cheers Janet I appreciate your comment. It is a lovely part of the world.smile
Tracy, wonderful image, excellent composition. Are those goats or sheep? Would love walking or driving here.
Tracy: Thanks very much Jennie.
They are sheep.
I am sure you would love to do either and enjoy the views as you go alongsmile
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 24 Nov 2008, 14:59
Excellent, especially the composition. Likey for me too.
Tracy: Thanks Louis for the compliment it's very much appreciated.smile
So pleased you like it.
fabulous shot Tracysmile
Tracy: Cheers Tim.
No work today??
Stoke are back in the winning mode again!!!wink
My kind of place Tracy. Perfect for a good walk. The photo is greatly composed.
Tracy: So pleased you like it Albert. I love itsmile
Thanks.
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 24 Nov 2008, 17:12
The road goes ever on - are the rocks at the side to mark it in the snow, or prevent motorists from parking?
Tracy: Mike this picture is diceiving. The road in the foreground leads to the car park(dead end). If you look close there are actually three roads in this shot. The snake like one in the distance and there's one to the left just above one of the rocks.
Yes the rocks are to prevent parking.
Thanks.
Glorious picture Tracy: the road snaking awa into the distance gives it real depth
Tracy: Cheers Chris, I am sure you would like this walksmile
  • Chad Doveton
  • location location location
  • 24 Nov 2008, 17:36
Very good photograph, Tracy, which reminds me of the long windy road blackdog and me had to walk up in the Lake District recently.
Tracy: It's really beautiful Chad.
I will have to look my pictures out talking of the Lake District. That's another heavenly place to walk.
Thanks
I see you are a chip off the old rock Tracy ....

richard
Tracy: LOL Richard.smile
Thanks a bunch.
Takes me back a few years to two holidays in the Buxton area and this lovely moorland countryside Tracy. Great detals in the rock.
Tracy: I have family in Buxton so spent many a happy hour or two there. It's like my second homesmile
Thankssmile
Lovely photo. How long do your walks usually last - in time and/or distance? Is this real walking (power walking) or strolling with camera at the ready?
Tracy: It depends Sheila roughly about 4 to 5 hours 8 to 9 miles, thats an average walk. Taking pics along the way. It;s up hill and down dale not alot of flat working.
Thanks.
Great composition, Tracy. Interest at every distance. (:o)
Tracy: Cheers Roz for your great comment as alwayssmile
  • Ellie
  • England
  • 24 Nov 2008, 22:52
Fantastic colours Tracy, and an interesting way to compose a picture with what could be a block to one side, but it works because of the depth
Tracy: Thanks Ellie I thought the rock was a good addition to the shot, and I was happy it worked out.
I was pleased with the end result.smile
  • zohre
  • uae
  • 25 Nov 2008, 19:15
Beautiful! smile
Tracy: Thank you so much Zohre.
I hope you enjoyed your Lunchsmile
What a great capture it is.
Very nice colours and rocks here.

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