Silver Sands State Park, Milford, Connecticut. [April 2017] This little-known, nature-focused gem along the Connecticut shores of Long Island Sound is a welcome escape on a long… Read more “Sand Silvers Down My Spine”
Kaaawa/Kahuku/Kawela Bay/Haleiwa, North Shore Oahu; Haleakala Crater/Road to Hana/Kaanapali Beach, Maui; Hawaii. [November 2016] I write this with the gentle rhythms of the Pacific in the background,… Read more “North Shore Amour”
Sonoma/Mendocino/Marin Counties, California. [September 2016] I’ve never been much of a wino, possessing not the refined palate of the cast of Somm nor the vivid imagination to rattle off a list of… Read more “Sonoma Knows My Soul”
Garnet Hill Lodge, Adirondack Mountains, New York. [July 2016] Dogs of Manhattan transform into wolves in the mountains. It is in their nature to rebel against the leash, venture… Read more “Hick or Retreat”
An exploration of Santiago’s off-the-beaten-path tourism offerings, and the rugged beauty of the Atacama desert and Andean altiplano.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming/Montana. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Zion National Park, Utah. Lower Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend, Arizona. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. [August 2015] In… Read more “National Parks and Recreation”
Olympic National Park, Washington. [July 2014] A few hours driving out of Seattle along Route 101, past the curious juxtaposition of conifers and nuclear power stations, we reach the… Read more “[Flashback] No Stress Northwest”
Isla Isabela, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. [June 2012] A chance encounter with a blue-footed boobie, perched atop a volcanic rock, during a motorboat tour of the bay at… Read more “[Flashback] Happy Feet”