The image was captured at Yosemite National Park. We had sold our house in Los Angeles but couldn't close on our new home in Santa Fe, New Mexico for nearly a month. What to do with the time? Road trip! We said "good-bye" to California by covering much of the coast and northern parts in three and a half weeks. It was just after Christmas and we nearly got stuck - twice - in snowbound Yosemite. Freezing, numb hands and running noses didn't damper the majestic scenes of this forest.
Bonus tip: There are NO crowds in Yosemite in the middle of winter.
What a fantastic photo, and a great story too! Thanks Lane, and if you want to read more about her travels visit www.thelostbackpack.com. I'm always looking for contributors for this feature, so if you have a travel photo you'd like to share, just send it to me using the email address on my contact page, and include a short paragraph about where it was taken. Thanks in advance for your contributions.