Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: A Sinking Treasure

Got a sinking feeling? If thinking about the COVID-19 Pandemic, the impending presidential election, climate change and the myriad environmental challenges we face gives you a sinking feeling, that sensation might be more accurate than you know—especially if you live on the eastern shore of the U.S.  The Mid-Atlantic Region, part of the North AmericanContinue reading “Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: A Sinking Treasure”

A Navajo Gem: Photographic Mining at Monument Valley

The quintessential Western landscape, Monument Valley is probably one of the most photographed spots in the world. A Navajo landscape so etched in the worlds’ collective photographic memory that it’s been on my travel bucket list for years.

Happy 100th Grand Canyon: And Many More?

A celebration of the Grand Canyon’s 100th Year as a National Park

On the trails of Tour du Mont Blanc

In June, I decided to bite off a chunk of adventure on a manageable scale, and headed to Chamonix, France to hike in the Alps on the infamous circuit surrounding the Mont Blanc massif, commonly known as Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB).  A more reasonable, but still challenging morsel of exploration. For good measure, I threw in a glacier hike because why the hell not, when I’m surrounded by world famous, mammoth glaciers.