Category Archives: Travel

Best laid plans …

For part of this winter I made plans to camp and photograph in the Big Sur area.  I had my campsite booked and was looking forward to 5 days of exploring the coast.  Then the rains came. The result was … Continue reading

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Julian – Pie and Beyond

In late November I went with members of my camera club to Julian, CA.  After a 2 hour drive through the Anza Borrego Desert and up a winding road into the mountains, we arrive in this picturesque town in San … Continue reading

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Death Valley

My friends keep reminding me that I haven’t updated my blog in a while so here goes with one update at least. Way back in November, my hearty group of photo buddies and I headed off for a 5-day trip … Continue reading

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Maligne Lake 2016

The sun was just coming up as we arrived at the Maligne Lake boat launch.  The air may have been cool, just a few degrees above freezing, but our spirits were high as the lake was like glass.  As we unloaded … Continue reading

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St. Louis

In the latter part of July we traveled to St. Louis for the Blue Goose Convention.  “What the heck is Blue Goose” you well may ask.  The Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, International is a fraternal organization made up of … Continue reading

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Skyline Trail – 2nd Half

Last August, a group of us attempted a 4-day backpacking trip on the Skyline Trail ( previous post ) in Jasper National Park.  Between huge blisters on my feet and snow when we woke up on the 3rd morning we had … Continue reading

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Sailing 2016 Part 3 – Desolation Sound & Sunshine Coast

It rained most of the night at Refuge Cove but by morning only the odd shower still lingered.  While a bit damp, it did make for a pretty start to the day. Day 9 itself didn’t quite go as planned. Our … Continue reading

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Sailing 2016 – Part 1, Jervis Inlet

In late May we drove out to Nanaimo, BC to start a 2-week sailing trip. At 4 pm the evening before our charter started, we arrived at the charter company from whom we had rented a sailboat for 2 weeks. … Continue reading

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Driving North

Our return from the desert this spring took us to the Napa Valley then north along the Oregon Coast and into BC.  To do the trip justice, and to have time to photograph the coast, one needs to spend several … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite.  The name is magical.  The scenery is amazing.  An area perhaps most made famous by photographer Ansel Adams, it is place to which landscape photographers flock for good reason. A little over a month ago I joined some fellow … Continue reading

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