Kauai: Photographic Journey

How do you plan your trips, or do you plan them at all? My approach is: find a beautiful photo and plan the day around the location of it. I used the same approach when planned a Hawaiian trip. The only problem is that the whole of Kauai looks like a paradise. So the following…

Lassen National Park

If one day someone asks me what my two favorite California National Parks are, I would say Lassen and Redwoods. No, not Yosemite – that is amazing but always busy, sometimes way too busy to be enjoyable. Not Death Valley, which is though very likable but still is a desert that is deadly half of…

Early Fall in Grand Teton

I had a chance to spend several days in Grand Teton, my favorite national park, at the end of August, beginning of September. As always, I wished aspen would already start to turn yellow but no – they were summer green. But fall felt everywhere – brown grasses and bright yellow bushes were first signs…