The Trekking Life High Above Treeline – Photo Of The Day

Description: Way up where the trees can no longer grow, around 15,373’/4686m, there’s an emerald lake and the flanks of the Machermo Range of the Himalayas. Along the shore of this 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 →

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 →

Seemingly Alone In Paradise – Photo Of The Day

Title: Seemingly Alone In Paradise Location: Bailey Bay, Alaska, USA, North America Description: Continuing with my assignment in August to take photos of the Wilderness Discoverer for Uncruise Adventures, this day really 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 – 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 – Mt. Everest & Lhotse

Title: Mt. Everest & Lhotse Location: Gokyo Ri, Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: The view from 17,000’/5181m up Gokyo Ri is spectacular. You are more than half way up 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 – October Snows And Mount Baker

Title: October Snows And Mount Baker Location: Mount Baker, Washington, USA, North America Description: When the sun is shining and the mountains are calling, not even the snow can slow us down. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Red Rocks Crazy Patterns

Title: Red Rocks Crazy Patterns Location: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada, USA, North America (36°9’45.449″ N 115°25’17.574″ W) Description: The patterns in the sandstone cliffs of the Red Rocks Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Thimphu’s Tashichho Dzong At Night

Title: Thimphu’s Tashichho Dzong At Night Location: Thimphu, Bhutan, Asia Description: Thimphu is Bhutan’s capital and this fortress, or dzong, is where the head of its government resides. The king lives just Continue Reading →

4 Different Airport Reentry Options For US Citizens

I recently had a mild passport related shock while on a trip outside the US; my Global Entry membership had expired on my birthday. GASP! What was I to do Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Up Close With Mesa Arch

Title: Up Close With Mesa Arch Location: Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA, North America Description: Mesa Arch is a favorite with landscape photographers because it glows a beautiful orange at sunrise. The Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Grand View

Title: Grand View Location: Hopi Point, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA, North America Description: It has been over 20 years since I last visited the Grand Canyon and I thankfully got Continue Reading →