The Rugged West

If this doesn’t qualify as the, “rugged west”, I don’t know what does! Can you imagine trying to figure a way to drive your Conestoga Wagon to the other side? There is barely a place in this image that doesn’t look dangerous. This is, of course, the view across the Grand Canyon, looking southeast from the North Rim towards the San Francisco Peaks on…

Purple Mountains Majesty

Purple mountains majesty indeed! In the far distance, Denali finally makes an appearance after many days behind storm clouds! They say that only about half of the visitors to the national park ever get to see it. We always feel privileged when the Great One shows its face. We had a great time on our Alaska Northern Lights Image-Adventure. We hope you can join…

Alaska: Coastal Brown Bears

This yearling brown bear cub warily watches us as its mother pays no attention. The three to four hundred pound sow in the background is concentrating on digging up clams buried in the tidal flats along the coast of Alaska’s Katmai National Park. Although the cub is naturally both suspicious and inquisitive, the bears in this area neither associate humans with food nor consider…