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O ' Lord my God when I in awesome Wonder

Updated on October 21, 2014
Mountain Range in Eastern Trinidad " Maracas St. Joseph"
Mountain Range in Eastern Trinidad " Maracas St. Joseph" | Source

El Tucuche (936 m) is the second highest peak in Trinidad's northern range and is noted for its interesting plateau shape.

Its summit is home to the Trinidad endemic El Tucuche Golden Tree Frog (Phyllodytes auratus), found only on El Tucuche and on Trinidad's highest peak El Cerro del Aripo. The lush evergreen forest, found in the mountain of El Tucuche provides home for other wild tropical fauna and flora. At the foot of the mountain lies the village of Lluengo, home to some 2,000 residents.

You know we all have passions or gravitate to something in this world that seems to fascinate us. In my case I ADORE nature and sometimes when I see a scenery it doesn't matter where I am.

I just feel the need to Capture it, I remember travelling to work and there I would be on evenings, looking at the skies while the sun is setting the sites were so beautiful. I would whip out my phone and snap once I was seated near a window. Yeah I got those stares like is she crazy?" No i am not!

It looks so GOOD!

I work in the Eastern part of my country which is an island it's surrounded by water and attractive mountains that makes the protection walls around us from the ocean. On my way to and from work i see these gorgeous stunning greeneries and it seems as though, everyday God gives it some touching up , because to me it just looks more and more amazing.

Striking Mountains

Beautiful Mountains snapped by me
Beautiful Mountains snapped by me | Source
A breathtaking site of the Mountains from one of the hills.
A breathtaking site of the Mountains from one of the hills. | Source
Mountain Top
Mountain Top | Source

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My Urge for Adventure

I woke up Saturday morning with this urge to go to the mountains to snap photos of its luscious greeneries. I got out my camera and put it to charge , i also charged my three cell phones just in-case something decided to go wrong. I won't be disappointed I had back up. I had violin class that evening but my adventure was too pressing , so i cancelled class. Immediately after i text my friend to ask if she'd like to go for a drive. I did not tell her my plans least she would not be impressed not everyone likes nature, and not everyone is crazy as me.

I wish i had all day to hit several mountain ranges ,but unfortunately i had to go to the city to pick up my nephew, to drop him off for guitar classes. Golly! So i drove around until his class was finished and then we headed to the gas station and off we drove to Maracas St. Joseph.

Maracas St. Joseph is a really beautiful place i have a lot of family living on that side and i love visiting there. The place is so cold and shady with trees and rivers, its also filled with lovely houses , the ones on the hills just stands out. While driving i kept seeing sceneries i wanted to snap but at times i just couldn't stop abruptly on the roads.

The Misty Mountains
The Misty Mountains | Source

Northern Range Trinidad


Mountains Carved by God's own Hands

I mean come on how can people say there is no God? huh!! Can you like see how breathtaking His creation is ? These mountains were carved out by His own hands, all different shades of green that gives it a pretty artistic look .

The trees on the mountains looks as though someone has passed a lawn mower on it. So low and pretty, but when you go closer you see these big trees and tall grasses. Seems like God is into 3D also ,LOL .Everyday to and from work i literally feel like jumping out my car and running straight to the hills, my O' my i am so flabbergasted by its exotic magnificent good looks. The view is just awesome from the highway.

I am really blessed to be living on such a lovely island, some people have never seen the mountains or aren't as fortunate as I am to rest their eyes upon them every day.


No Artist Can draw like God

I personally think all the artist in world can never come anywhere near to God's designing of the earth , He is like so so GRAND and good at His creations. It oftentimes leaves me jaw dropping it makes me imagine if the earth has so many amazing natural beauties what would it be like in the here after?

The beauty of the skies from on the mountains
The beauty of the skies from on the mountains | Source
Moss green luscious grass on the mountain tops
Moss green luscious grass on the mountain tops | Source

Mountain View

Mount Saint Benedict Hills

Mount Saint Benedict, or the Abbey of Our Lady of Exile, is a Benedictine abbey located in north Trinidad. It was founded in October 1912, by an order of monks from Brazil, after the Order of St Benedict of Italy [1]

The Abbey complex consists of several buildings, among them a church, a monastery, a seminary, a yoghurt factory, a drug rehab centre, and Pax Guest House. The whole complex is situated high in the Northern Range, north of St. Augustine/Tunapuna. It is visible for miles around, with its landmark tower and distinctive red-roofed buildings.

Mountain St. Benedict Hill is where you can get a really good view of the country on a whole. you see like almost right around. Its lovely for relaxing and taking gorgeous photos of the landscape that lies below.


A Poem When I in Awesome Wonder

O' Lord my God when i in awesome wonder

I see the lovely stars you have set in array.

The mountains so tall they look beautiful

everyday. The skies are here to stay.

The rivers runs endlessly from

sea to sea. The birds chirp with

sweet sweet melodies, trees arched in lovely

shapes. Amazing sunsets and the moon glows

for light at night . Then sings my

soul my Saviour God to thee.........

~ Joanna Chandler copyright ©2 014

Don't miss the lovely rendition below

How Great Thou Art

© 2014 Joanna Chandler


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    • LadyFiddler profile imageAUTHOR

      Joanna Chandler 

      4 years ago from On Planet Earth

      Thank U colorfulone

      ~ Cheers~

      God bless U

    • colorfulone profile image

      Susie Lehto 

      4 years ago from Minnesota

      I love being out in nature, it helps keep me grounded.

      Your hub is beautiful, the poem, the photos and the glory!

    • LadyFiddler profile imageAUTHOR

      Joanna Chandler 

      4 years ago from On Planet Earth

      Hi there, joy Thanks for coming by; )

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      4 years ago

      You can't help know the greatness of God when you see nature. Wonderful article. I really enjoyed your pictures, Trinidad is very beautiful.

    • LadyFiddler profile imageAUTHOR

      Joanna Chandler 

      4 years ago from On Planet Earth

      Thank you so much Nell i appreciate it :)

    • Nell Rose profile image

      Nell Rose 

      4 years ago from England

      Hiya Jo, just came back to say I hope you are feeling a bit better now, hang in there and I hope you feel better soon, nell

    • LadyFiddler profile imageAUTHOR

      Joanna Chandler 

      4 years ago from On Planet Earth

      Thank you teaches12345 i am happy to see you and to read your wonderful comment :) Yep that's true sometimes when you take a picture and you look at it, It really doesn't look as awesome as what you had seen with your eyes.

      May God richly bless you

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      Dianna Mendez 

      4 years ago

      Your statement that no artist can draw like God is one I've often thought. No matter how great a camera one owns, you just can't capture the true beauty of creation. He is a master of beauty. Thanks for bringing out the awe of it all.

    • LadyFiddler profile imageAUTHOR

      Joanna Chandler 

      4 years ago from On Planet Earth

      Hi nell nell darling oh yes it is indeed. My i tell u everyday i am fascinated they look so striking, green and handsome and its the design they make awe!!!! My GOD is sooo awesome. U need to see them personally.

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      Nell Rose 

      4 years ago from England

      Hi Jo, beautiful photos! and what an awesome place to live! to see this every day must be spectacular! I would love to visit, maybe one of these days!

    • LadyFiddler profile imageAUTHOR

      Joanna Chandler 

      4 years ago from On Planet Earth

      Thanks very much bigj1969 i am happy you liked it.

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      John Marshall 

      4 years ago from glasgow

      Loved the pictures,absolutely beautiful,hub was really good too.

    • LadyFiddler profile imageAUTHOR

      Joanna Chandler 

      4 years ago from On Planet Earth

      Hello Frank thanks again for your encouraging comment. I am glad you like my pics there are nicer mountains that i am yet to capture stay tune.

      Hi Jackie thanks for coming by ;) i would love to play like that. May God bless me with the inspiration

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      4 years ago

      Very beautiful...mountains and song; I hope you will one day soon be able to play the same.

    • Frank Atanacio profile image

      Frank Atanacio 

      4 years ago from Shelton

      Lady, the photos are majestic and the poem spiritual.. a great combination for this hub Frank


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