Sunrise Over Everest

Description: Let’s stay in Nepal after yesterday’s return to the continent. I’m not actually there right now, but I am dreaming about returning (shameless plug: Join me in Nepal, this 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 →

First Or Last View Of Everest

Description: Depending on your direction of travel, this is either the first or last grand view you will likely have of Mount Everest (Sagarmatha). The trail at this point is mostly 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 →

Breaking Through Morning Fog – Photo Of The Day

Description: The views from 16,600’/5060m can be pretty spectacular. You get to see things from that height that you don’t see from the valleys. Such as the valley fog parting just 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 →

Is It Ever Grand – Photo Of The Day

Description: Can you see all the little people climbing down the hill to peek over the cliff face? Title: Is It Ever Grand Location: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA, North America Continue Reading →

Summer Time S’mores – Photo Of The Day

Title: Summer Time S’mores Location: Sequoia National Park, California, USA, North America Description: A s’mores trick I hadn’t known before; using a frying pan to heat and partially melt the chocolate in Continue Reading →

Mount Rainier – Photo Of The Day

Title: Mount Rainier Location: Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA, North America Description: It’s not often I get around to the North side of Mount Rainier and I forget what a beautiful Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mount Rainier And Its Reflection

Title: Mount Rainier And Its Reflection Location: Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA, North America Description: One of the best birthday presents I ever received: waking up on the flanks of Mount Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mama Bear And Her Cubs On The Beach

Title: Mama Bear And Her Cubs On The Beach Location: Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Alaska, USA, North America Description: I love being close to massive, powerful animals….from the safety of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Breaching Humpback And The Grandeur Of Alaska’s Coast Range

Title: Breaching Humpback And The Grandeur Of Alaska’s Coast Range Location: Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Alaska, USA, North America Description: A clear day in Glacier Bay is like no other. Continue Reading →