For the Love of Traveling

For the Love of Traveling

Although traveling is not a career for me [I actually like my current one] It is something that is in the heart, something in the mind and very probably something in the blood. I have always loved it, had a fascination with it. The places, the process – the planning, the getting there and enjoying […]

Traveling with A Good Keen Man

Traveling with A Good Keen Man

Traveling with a good keen man takes traveling in an altogether rather interesting direction most times. First let me tell you What a good keen man is, then I can continue with chatting about traveling with one. A good keen man was first described and is the title of a New Zealand book by Barry […]

Winter Adventures

Winter Adventures

What a wonderful world we live in…Alaska and Valdez in particular has a variety to sports adventures that far out weigh the number of people that live in this small community. To get here you can take a 35 minute flight from Anchorage or drive one of the most beautiful road trips you ever could […]

Mt Marathon Wilderness Race 2015

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Alaska, Seward | No Comments
Mt Marathon Wilderness Race 2015

Alaska has a few Wilderness Races that rank among the hardest and most extreme. I find them all amazing in their own right, but the best thing about the Mt Marathon The face of it… Wilderness Race is that it is a photographer dream race…one that is fast, visible and accessible.         […]

Summer upon us…

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Alaska, Prince William Sound | No Comments
Summer upon us…

Disc Bay, Prince William Sound Wow where does the time go, we are already half way into June and I have been slack on this blog…If only a way to get my act together to do this daily…Yeah that would be in between exercise, work, getting out into the sound and of course taking photographs… What […]

Valdez Ice Climbing Festival

Posted by on Mar 7, 2015 in Alaska | No Comments
Valdez Ice Climbing Festival

The Valdez Ice Climbing Festival was an amazing thing to observe…fit, healthy men and women of all ages and experience, whom to me appeared to thrive on the adrenalin it takes to do this…climbed the many frozen waterfalls in the Keystone Canyon, the leads into the Alaskan town of Valdez. These waterfalls during summer are impressive […]

Snow…There is something about it.

Posted by on Feb 1, 2015 in Alaska | No Comments
Snow…There is something about it.

There is something about snow that is quiet, silent, peaceful and beautiful. It falls softly here where I live and and some years pretty constantly during winter. You could go on about the amazing nature of it and how it is condensation of water vapor into an ice nucleus…but nah…its just the beauty itself when its […]

Living the Alaskan Adventure

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Alaska | No Comments

A few years ago I moved to Valdez, Alaska…and if you have never been here it is a small town on the edge of amazing…the wildlife is, well just everywhere and I get to see it all through the lens ~ how amazing is that! I am so lucky to be able to get into […]

Alaskan History

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Alaska | No Comments
Alaskan History

The old bridge over the Gilahina River to get to the Kennecott Mines. What an amazing historical story of how some parts of Alaska were founded, mined and died into ghost town anonymity from the Gulf of Alaska to the Copper River and onto McCarthy and the mining town of Kennecott.