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July 18, 2014

Everyone can walk or bike for the first time on the East Span of the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge! New photo essay.

December 17, 2013

Boston, Massachusetts is both beautiful and full of historic American Revolution sites. Today I posted three new photo essays: Boston MA, Freedom Trail and Boston from Above.

October 31, 2013

Two photo essays added today. Yellowstone National Park (information about the park and pictures its lakes, rivers and bison) and Hydrothermal Features at Yellowstone (Photos and information about geysers, hot springs, travertine terraces, mudpots and fumaroles in Yellowstone National Park).

October 28, 2013

More than a dozen Fall Color photos taken in the eastern Sierra Foothills and Sparks NV were uploaded today.

October 18, 2013

The first in a series of planned photo essays about Yellowstone National Park was posted today: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone with some spectactular waterfalls and much more.

October 10, 2013

The Reno Celtic Celebration showcases games and other activities, costumes, critters, food and drink, music and dance from Ireland and Scotland, original home of the Celts. More than a dozen photos in my latest photo essay.

October 2, 2013

Fort Churchill in northern Nevada was linked to the Pony Express, Indian wars, Comstock Lode, Civil War and California Emigrant Trail. My latest Photo Essay covers those connections and is illustrated with beautiful sunset photos of the crumbling adobe ruins: Fort Chirchill State Historic Park.

September 7, 2013

Acres of lava, spatter cone and cinder cone volcanoes and more are included in my just posted photo essay of Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in Idaho.

August 31, 2013

A baker’s dozen photos from the 2013 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Nevada (near Reno) were posted to the site while the event is still in progress.

August 16, 2013

A brief photo essay of Grand Teton National Park added today with pics of Teton Range (panorama), Mormon Row, bison and moose.

August 13, 2013

A new photo essay just went live, 15 pictures — Glacier National Park in Montana is full of scenic lakes, waterfalls and glacier carved moountains and valleys.

July 18, 2013

I've redesigned my Photo Essay section to better display the images, adopting the design scheme of a dark background from my photo pages.
I've also added a large collection of photos from a new location — Lassen Volcanic National Park in northcentral California. Many scenic shots including Cinder Cone, Lassen Peak and other volcanoes, mountain lakes and more.

June 14, 2013

Lake Shasta Caverns in Northern California is a multi-experience adventure. I've posted an article and pictures of Shasta Lake, Gray Mountains and many inside-the-cave shots.

April 17, 2013

Just posted a photo essay on Mardi Gras World in New Orleans—where floats, sculptures and props are made for Carnival in NO and several other locations. Amazing place.

April 1, 2013

Point Reyes National Seashore photo essay; Point Reyes Lighthouse, tule elk, whale, sea lions …

November 27. 2012

A quick visit to Lovelock, Nevada and Lovers Lock Plaza where lovers lock their love forever—photos.

September 27, 2012

A dozen photos from a recent wine tasting tour with Gundlach Bundschu winery in Sonoma CA comprise our latest photo essay — Pinzgauer Vineyard Excursion.

September 20, 2012

Over two dozen images illustrate my latest photo essay about a hot air balloon ride over Temecula Valley CA Wine Country.

August 13, 2012

A photo essay on Victorian Architecture around the U.S. with examples in Carson City and Virginia City NV, Eureka, Ferndale, San Diego, Napa Valley and San Francisco CA, Lincoln NB, Rawlins WY, Port Townsend WA and New Orleans LA added today.

July 25, 2012

Another photo collection of images shot in France. This one is of Notre Dame de Paris — the Cathedral of Notre Dame.

July 19, 2012

Check out our latest photo collection and I'm sure you will see why the Palace of Versailles and Versailles Gardens are the most visited site in France.

July, 14, 2012

A new article in the Wine Country section on updates the Dry Creek Valley region outside Healdsburg and adds five winery profiles.

June 19, 2012

A collection of photos shot in the French Quarter of New Orleans is now on-line.

June 11, 2012

Eighteen big photos of beautifull balconies in New Orleans’ French Quarter added today.

May 25, 2012

Twenty-five photographss of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah are now online.

May 14, 2012

Utah’s Zion National Park is the subject of the photo essay added today.

May 8, 2012

Today’s addition is a photo collection shot in Petrified Forest National Park—petrified wood, petroglyphs, Painted Desert and more.

May 4, 2012

The third installment of Grand Canyon photos, Grand Canyon West, is online today. The SkyWalk, Eagle Rock, Guano Point and other points of interest on the Hualapai Indian Reservation.

May 3, 2012

The Grand Canyon South Rim photo essay, with more than a dozen pictures, is online.

May 1, 2012

Posted today; the first of three photo collections focused on the Grand Canyon. The North Rim is first to be followed shortly by the other Grand Canyon National Park location—the South Rim and finaly the West Rim which is outside the national park on the Hualapai Indian Reservation.

April 24, 2012

View from the Top — a photo collection of pictures shot from the top of open-top, double-decker bus tours in Paris, London, Windsor, Oxford, New York City, Washington DC, and San Francisco was just added.

April 19, 2012

A new section, Photographs, has been added to the site. The first two photo collections are Glasshouses (conservatories and greenhouses from San Francisco) and Crater Lake (photos of Oregon’s only national park).
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