One Word Photo Challenge: Emerald

Emerald Pool

While the color here is lacking some green this pool usually reflects it name in a beautiful emerald hue.

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming



Travel Theme: Tempting


I love the water. I love swimming, body surfing, kayaking and just floating. When I see water I just want to jump in. The bluer the water the more tempting.

This is Yellowstone lake. I look at it and thirst just thinking of that lovely blue water enveloping me. But wait…enter at your own risk. A few minutes in this lovely lady could easily lead to hypothermia. The average temperature is in the low 40s.

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Blue Pool in the Norris Basin drew me right to it. That clear blue, still water called my name. It said “Ana, jump right in. I’m warm and refreshing.” But wait…enter at your own risk. Thermal pools often reach 200 degrees. Jump in and you’ll boil in minutes.

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Photos taken at Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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