Ailsa’s Travel Theme challenge on Where’s My Backpack? at http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/10/25/travel-theme-stone/ is Stone.
My first choice for this challenge was a shot of the stone grotto at The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary Help Of Christians at Holy Hill in Wisconsin.
One of the stone ‘needles’, part of a natural rock formation that can be seen along Needles Highway which runs through Custer State Park in South Dakota.
Flowers by a stone wall in the English Walled Garden, part of the Chicago Botanic Garden.
A stone water basin in the Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, Illinois
Set in the stone façade of The Tribune Tower in Chicago are several pieces from historical sites around the world.