Narada Falls

Description: After having driver by this waterfall at least 30 times, I finally stopped to see what the fuss was about. It is a beautiful waterfall. Just off the main Continue Reading →

Half Dome And The Ahwahnee

Description: This is one of my favorite view spots in Yosemite Valley. Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA, North America Copyright Peter West Carey. All rights reserved.

Penguins At The Equator? Heck Yeah!

Description: The Galapagos are not as warm as you might think. For one thing, they have their own penguins, named Galapagos Penguins (Spheniscus mendiculus). Like the other animals I’ve highlighted this Continue Reading →

Who Wants To Go For A Paddle With A Rainbow And Mountains?

Description: Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve is by far one of my favorite parks. It’s so massive and mostly untouched because the vast majority of visitors come in on a Continue Reading →

Early Morning Ferry Crossing

Description: A lone ferry boat crosses Puget Sound in the wee hours of the morning. Location: Puget Sound, Washington, USA, North America Join me in 2023 for Photo Tours to Nepal and Bhutan! Details can be Continue Reading →

Painted Hills, Up Close – Photo Of The Day

Description: The Painted Hills of Oregon’s John Day Fossil Beds National Monument was on my list for a ages and then a couple years ago it resurfaced when friend and Continue Reading →

Ghastly Gharial

Description: What is going on with this crocodile? Look at the length of that snout! And those teeth! This is a gharial, a fish-eating crocodile found in the Northern latitudes of Continue Reading →

First Clear View Of The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: While there are certainly mountains around you when you step off the plane in Lukla after a short flight from Kathmandu, it’s not until after a few hours of trekking Continue Reading →

Moon Over The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: Hands down Mong La is one of my favorite places to spend the night in the Himalayas. La translates roughly to ‘pass’, as in mountain pass. In this case the Continue Reading →

The Beauty of Lhotse – Photo Of The Day

Description: Lhotse gets a bad rap, if you ask me. First, it is one of the more mis-guessed peaks in the Himalayas. It looks majestic and like what you think Mt. Continue Reading →

Morning Greetings – Photo of The Day

Description: Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Your morning view today is of Machermo Peak deep in the Himalayas. This location is about a week’s walk from the Continue Reading →

Shadows Across The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: Landscape photographers tend to desire a bit of clouds in their images. And if not in their images, nearby to create some mood. In this case, just the right amount Continue Reading →

Kangtega At Sunrise – Photo Of The Day

Description: As a repeat of yesterday’s comment, it’s best to get up before sunrise in the Himalayas. In this photo Kangtega, is braced against an onslaught of bright orange clouds lit Continue Reading →

Lone Photographer And The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: Waking up early is a must during Far Horizon Photo Tours‘ treks. Sometimes the clouds come in early (our stay out late from the night before), but more often than Continue Reading →

Ceremonial Bell At Swayambhunath Stupa – Photo Of The Day

Description: While areas around Swayambhunath Stupa were damaged in the devastating earthquakes that hit in 2015, many relics survived. Sunrise is a great time to great Kathmandu from this high perch. Continue Reading →

Swayambhunath Stupa At Sunrise – Photo Of The Day

Description: Hitting Swayambhunath Stupa at sunrise is a special time. The stupa is high on a hill that overlooks all of Kathmandu, giving it a commanding view. Plus, there are both Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Landscape Photographer’s Paradise

Title: Landscape Photographer’s Paradise Location: Above Dingboche, Khumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: A crystal clear lake, puffy clouds, snow-capped mountains and practically no other humans in sight. Nepal’s Himalayas Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Gangtey Monastery, Phobjika Valley, Bhutan

Title: Gangtey Monastery, Phobjika Valley, Bhutan Location: Phobjika Valley, Bhutan, Asia Description: Sitting at nearly 10,000′, Gangtey Monastery is a buddhist monastery built some 300+ years ago. Classic Bhutanese architecture and Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Standing In Amazement At Machu Picchu

Title: Standing In Amazement At Machu Picchu Location: Machu Picchu, Cusco Region, Peru, South America Description: I love revisiting old images and the memories they bring with them. In this case, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Perfect Morning At Gokyo

Title: Perfect Morning At Gokyo Location: Gokyo, Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: Down below the view from Gokyo Ri (yesterday’s photo) the terrain is equally appealing, with this lakeside Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kyajo Ri, Nepal

Title: Kyajo Ri, Nepal Location: Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: Kyajo Ri is just 30′ shorter than Denali/Mount McKinley in Alaska, standing 20,295′ above sea level. The approach takes Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Chains Across The Paro Chuu

Title: Chains Across The Paro Chuu Location: Paro, Bhutan, Asia Description: The original chain links, over 200 years old, of this bridge across the Paro Chuu (River) can be seen under the Continue Reading →