Bushbashing thru Mozambique

 Immediately upon leaving the South African side of the International Transfrontier Peace Park, the landscape changed dramatically.  We'd gotten used to seeing wildlife fairly regularly along the road.... Read More...

Northern Kruger Park

 Our second day game driving covered the northern areas of Kruger park.  Conditions were better today, and I felt more confident with the new lens.   The initial excitement of being back in Africa was ... Read More...

Southern Kruger Park

 Driving thru Kruger Game Park in an overland truck is a bit of an exercise in frustration for the photographer.  Due to the rigors of the truck schedule, and the sheer size, it is not really possible ... Read More...

Al Faw Palace at Night

 In the three months I've been here, I've never seen the exterior lights of the palace turned on after dusk.  On the 4th however, the I Corps band played a concert for the base, and the lights were tur... Read More...

Camp Slayer Tour

Since I've gotten to Iraq, I've been living on an area called the Victory Base Complex.  This is a group of several Army "camps" with various patriotic sounding names such as Victory and Liberty, along with s... Read More...

Pettingell Peak

 Pettingell Peak is the high point of Grand Country in Colorado, and a great 13'er near Herman Lake. Getting to the top requires a bit of class 3 rock scrambling and is definitely not advised for those... Read More...

Emperor penguins!

 In the five years that I've been privileged to come to the Antarctic, I've never been lucky enough to see an emperor penguin up close in the wild. I may have spotted one standing alone on an ice floe ... Read More...

Pawnee Pass

The hike to Pawnee Pass traverses vibrant, varied terrain en route to spectacular views atop the Continental Divide. Two lakes, innumerable streams, abundant wildflowers and extended alpine-tundra travel make t... Read More...

Alcohol, Drugs and Dynamite

 Potosi in Bolivia is one of the physically highest cities in the world.  At an altitude of 13,420 life is hard enough just existing, but in this city the main industry is the continuation of a 450 yea... Read More...

Tarabuco Market

 Our arrival in Sucre on a Saturday turned out to be very serendipitous, as it allowed us to take a short bus ride over to the weekly Sunday market in Tarabuco.  Up until recently, this was a very trad... Read More...