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 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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.