“Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” ~Ansel Adams

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Santa's Ranch

Last night after an evening with family at San Marcos' "Sounds and Lights of Christmas" we went to dinner then drove through "Santa's Ranch" to see the awesome light displays there. We've gone every year for the past several years and they add a few new displays each year. The price has almost doubled since we first began, but still we enjoy taking a carload through and seeing the lights. Most trips find me sitting half in and half out of the car snapping pictures because you aren't allowed to get out of your cars.

Here are some of the many displays seen there:

The entrance
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I love the "tunnels" of lights we drive through!
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I'm pretty partial to the Noah's Ark scene.
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These crosses are set up on a slight hill about midway through the displays, on one end. They are impressive.
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The 2nd tunnel, in all blue lights.
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None of us can remember seeing the Eskimo and sled dogs on previous visits so I'm pretty sure this is a new display this year.
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Of course my favorite is still the carousel.
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E said...

I like the tunnels the best! They're awesome in person and in photos!

TCKK said...

How beautiful! I'd love to see that. I love the picture in your header too!

Sherri Kaye said...

Very beautiful! My favorite are the crosses.

Ms. Hays said...

You have THE BEST OOOOO & AHHHH displays of Christmas lights photos EVER!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE them!!! Your photos are absolutely ROCKIN!!!

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