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Madrid, Spain. October 1992

May 08, 2017 - I had a couple of days in Madrid before I traveled to northern Spain. It was fun to walk around the city to see what vis...
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From the Journals... Bagan, Burma. January 31, 2011

February 27, 2017 - We hired a horse cart, and decided that enroute from Nyaung U, where the bus arrived, to New Bagan we would stop for sun...
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From the Journals…More from Bagan, Burma (Myanmar). February 1, 2011

February 10, 2017 - We went to the temple of North Guni for sunset photos. There were only 2 other tourists there. I try to be flexible and...
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From the Journals…More from Venice, Italy. November 1992

November 11, 2016 - This trip came up as a last-minute courier flight to Milano. I had my sights set on Venice, and I was able to spend 10 d...
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From the Journals…More from Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA. July 1990

September 12, 2016 - After driving from New York to Las Vegas with my brother on a drive-away mission, we rented a car for a few days to expl...
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From the Journals…More from Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. August, 1994

September 05, 2016 - On this solo road trip I was visiting our neighbors to the north. Although I liked Montreal, I felt there was something...
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From the Journals...Burano, Italy. November 1992

August 22, 2016 - This trip came up as a last-minute courier flight to Milano. I had my sights set on Venice, and I was able to spend 10 d...
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La Alhambra, Grananda, Spain. April 17, 2012

July 22, 2016 - Upon arriving in Granada, one of my first objectives was to get an overview of the entire palace complex of La Alhambra.
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From the Journals… More from Braga, Nepal. December 15, 1988

February 26, 2016 - Last night was the first time this trip I needed to zip my sleeping bag up all the way, and even seal the neck cord. Aft...
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From the Journals…South of Dhanet, Algeria. January 30, 1986

November 27, 2015 - Yesterday I was thinking that Algeria wasn’t too different from many other countries in terms of terrain. That all chang...
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From the Journals… Braga, Nepal. December 15, 1988

September 28, 2015 - Last night was the first time this trip I needed to zip my sleeping bag up all the way, and even seal the neck cord. Aft...
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From the Journals…Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. August, 1994

August 24, 2015 - On this solo road trip I was visiting our neighbors to the north. Although I liked Montreal, I felt there was something...
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From the Journals…Bagan, Burma (Myanmar). February 4, 2003

August 17, 2015 - Our horse cart took us to many temples today, more than I needed to see. There are 2,278 temples listed by the Archaeolo...
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From the Journals… Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa. February 21,1997

July 20, 2015 - Up at 4 am, and at park gate by 4:30, which is when the guard had told us we could get out. No go. We got stuck waiting...
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From the Journals…Pilanesberg National Park and Sun City, South Africa. January 27,1997

July 17, 2015 - Up about 6 for game drive. Still problems sleeping—jet lag, getting adjusted to foam pad/sleeping bag? Good animal view...
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From the Journals…Luxor, Egypt. April 11, 1989

March 02, 2015 - Up at 5:30 to the tune of my alarm. We had breakfast downstairs, and were out the door by 6:45. We had rented bikes from...
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From the Journals...Venice, Italy. November 1992

February 13, 2015 - This trip came up as a last-minute courier flight to Milano. I had my sights set on Venice, and I was able to spend 10 d...
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From the Journals…Ortenburg, Germany. August 6, 1986

February 09, 2015 - I arrived in Offenburg at 3:30 and took a local bus to Ortenburg and walked up the hill to the castle with a Japanese ho...
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From the Journals…Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. March, 1995

December 15, 2014 - As an escape from the cold New York winter and a self-assigned stock photography project, I was working my way down the...
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From the Journals…More from Hong Kong. January 1992

December 05, 2014 - Continuing my nocturnal adventures from my previous post, I came across this scene, which is a popular destination becau...
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From the Journals…Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. January 16, 1998

November 21, 2014 - We walked up the road to do a few errands, then a longer-than-expected walk to a restaurant called Beggar’s Bush, which...
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From the Journals…Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. February 7, 1998

November 17, 2014 - Up at 5:40 to a clear sky. Took some photos from the Mai Mai restaurant, then turned west to see nicely-lit clouds. I wa...
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From the Journals…Kom Ombo, Egypt. April 8, 1989

November 14, 2014 - I woke up at 5:40, moments before the sun rose. I fought the temptation to roll over and continue sleeping, and got up t...
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From the Journals…Aswan, Egypt. April 5, 1989

November 10, 2014 - Our destination this morning was the ruins at Philae, and we were not alone. Again, the place was overrun with tourists.
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From the Journals…More from Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania. March 7, 1997

November 07, 2014 - At 4:30 we hit the town again, starting at the site of the old slave market. Very disappointing, as it’s now an Anglican...
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From the Journals…More from Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania. March 5,1997

November 03, 2014 - Lunch and siesta passed quickly and before we knew it, 4:00 came and it was time for our boat trip on the Rufiji River....
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From the Journals... More from Zanzibar, Tanzania. March 8, 1997

October 31, 2014 - I broke into a sweat at breakfast at 8:00 am. It is hot here, and I guess I shouldn’t be having 2 cups of coffee. We...
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From the Journals…More from Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa. February 1, 2002

October 27, 2014 - Upon arriving in Mkuzi Game Reserve, we checked out the campsite, and then stopped in at a hide for a look. Saw a white...
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From the Journals…More from Amboseli National Park, Kenya. March 20, 1997

October 24, 2014 - A very productive morning, starting with another acacia silhouette at sunrise. Lots of animals and scenery. I think I go...
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From the Journals…Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. February 14, 1981

October 20, 2014 - We started out with another game drive this morning. It was quite successful. Roll 10 has shots of lion cubs, a marshall...
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From the Journals... Yet More from Singapore. March 10, 2014

September 22, 2014 - I continued my journey up to the Fullerton Hotel, a beautiful old building originally used as the General Post Office. I...
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My New Slideshow is Ready!

September 05, 2014 - I finally had a chance to fine-tune my slideshow of my recent trip to Burma, Singapore, and Malaysia that I have been wr...
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My New Book is Available!

September 01, 2014 - Burma: A Hidden Gem by Eric A. Wessman | Make Your Own Book I am very happy to announce that Burma: A Hidden Gem has...
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From the Journals... More from Singapore. February 27, 2014

August 15, 2014 - Taken a bit later than the photo in my previous post, here is a different view of the Marina Bay Sands Casino and the Ar...
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From the Journals... Death Valley National Park, California, USA. February 2001

July 04, 2014 - I had always heard about Death Valley being the hottest place in the US, so I was hoping to find some warmth here as I a...
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From the Journals... Melaka, Malaysia. March 1, 2014

June 27, 2014 - I had a leisurely cup of coffee this morning as I sat in the upstairs deck overlooking the river and watched the day beg...
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From the Journals... Pathein, Myanmar (Burma). February 18, 2014

June 23, 2014 - I went to the tea shop across from my hotel to have a coffee and figure out plans. I was approached by Soe Moe Aung, who...
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From the Journals... More from Pyay, Myanmar (Burma). February 15, 2014

June 16, 2014 - As a continuation from my last post, here are a couple of photos of the Buddha image at Setatghyi Paya taken from Shwesa...
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From the Journals... Pyay, Myanmar (Burma). February 15, 2014

June 13, 2014 - After a late lunch I went back to my hotel to get my tripod. I then walked about a mile to the Shwesandaw Paya and Setat...
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From the Journals... Kalewa, Myanmar (Burma). February 13, 2014

June 09, 2014 - Since my last trip to Myanmar in 2011, when I had taken a great trip on the Ayeyarwady River, I had been curious about e...
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From the Journals... More from Monywa, Myanmar (Burma). February 10, 2014

June 06, 2014 - Southeast of Monywa is Bodhi Tataung, which translates to “1000 Buddhas”. However, there are two main Buddha images of i...
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From the Journals... More from Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma). February 10, 2014

June 02, 2014 - Protein anyone? As I continued to explore the morning market in Mandalay, this display caught my eye. I like the soft li...
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From the Journals... More from Bago, Myanmar (Burma). February 7, 2014

May 30, 2014 - I really like this market. There is so much going on here. Remove the plastic bags, and this scene could have been happe...
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From the Journals... Still More from Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma). February 5, 2014

May 26, 2014 - Here is another image from that productive day when my new-found friend gave me a tour of the countryside with his motor...
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More from the Market... Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma). February 5, 2014

May 23, 2014 - It was a very productive morning for me in the market. It seemed that everywhere I turned had something interesting to o...
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From the Journals... More from Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma). February 5, 2014

May 19, 2014 - I was up at 6 and out the door at 6:30. I went over to the morning market. The light was good and there was plenty of ac...
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From the Journals... Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma). February 10, 2014

May 16, 2014 - I was up and out early to explore one of the markets in Mandalay. At first, the light wasn’t great, so I didn’t take my...
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From the Journals... Bago, Myanmar (Burma). February 8, 2014

May 12, 2014 - With my wife and her cousin Hain, we traveled across town in rickshaws to Shwe Aung Yu Pagoda for sunset. It is situated...
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From the Journals... Bago, Myanmar (Burma). February 9, 2014

May 05, 2014 - My wife and I were having breakfast at a small restaurant open to the street. Just outside there was a vendor deep-fryin...
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Still More... Bago, Myanmar (Burma). February 7, 2014

May 02, 2014 - After a lunch of noodle salad at my mother-in-law’s house, I went to Kha Khat Wain Kyaung. It is a large monastery and I...
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A Continuation... Bago, Myanmar (Burma). February 7, 2014

April 28, 2014 - As I was exploring the market in Bago, I wandered up a dead-end side street that bordered on the property of a pagoda. I...
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From the Journals... Bago, Myanmar (Burma). February 7, 2014

April 25, 2014 - There were some train horns during the night, but the prayers from the mosque next door at 5:30 am weren’t as loud as I...
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From the Journals... Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma). February 6, 2014

April 21, 2014 - I packed up my stuff before I went out to photograph in the market. I stopped at the teahouse for a quick breakfast, the...
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From the Journals... Kyauk Ka Lat, Myanmar (Burma). February 5, 2014

April 18, 2014 - I took some photos at Kyauk ka lat, a pagoda on top of a limestone outcropping surrounded by a manmade lake. I made vari...
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From the Journals... Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma). Morning of February 4, 2014

April 14, 2014 - I woke up about 7 and quickly got dressed and moving. I went to the White, a breakfast place mentioned in Lonely Planet,...
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From the Journals... Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma). February 5, 2014

April 11, 2014 - Following my new game plan, I got up early to beat the heat and get the best light of the day. I explored the morning ma...
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From the Journals... Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma). February 4, 2014

April 07, 2014 - I met my new-found friend, Naing Tun (see my earlier post) at 5:15, and he took me on his motorbike to a pagoda on the r...
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From the Journals... Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma). February 3, 2014

April 04, 2014 - I spent most of the afternoon hiding from the heat and talking to my fellow travelers on the balcony just outside my roo...
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From the Journals... Mawlamyine, Myanmar (Burma). February 2, 2014

March 28, 2014 - I was awake a lot during the night, still recovering from jet lag. I had breakfast at the hotel, then at 8:00 met my mot...
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From the Journals... Saddar Cave, Kayin State, Myanmar (Burma). February 5, 2014

March 24, 2014 - We visited this cave just a few hours after the cave mentioned in my previous post. This was a much larger cave that act...
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From the Journals... Kawgun Cave, Kayin State, Myanmar (Burma). February 5, 2014

March 21, 2014 - {I just returned from six weeks in Myanmar (Burma), Singapore, and Malaysia. It was a good trip, and I plan to keep you...
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From the Journals... Kruger National Park, South Africa. January 27, 2002

March 17, 2014 - Up at 5:10 and had camp broken by 6. No breakfast. The plan was a game drive, and then return for a restaurant breakfast...
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From the Journals... Pilanesburg National Park, South Africa. March 14, 2002

March 10, 2014 - Up at 5:30 to clear skies. Into the park at 6. Nice light. Out to Manyore Dam for hippo pix with mist rising off the wat...
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From the Journals... Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, USA. 1992

February 17, 2014 - I was exploring the angles and trying to capture some of this unique architecture with my camera when I was approached b...
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From the Journals... Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA. January 2001

February 03, 2014 - Poor planning on this one! I thought I would do a trip to the southwestern US to avoid the cold of a New York winter. Wh...
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From the Journals... Sevilla, Spain. April 21, 2012

January 20, 2014 - Thanks to my niece, Kate Wessman, for playing tour guide and turning me on to this one. This controversial building/stru...
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From the Journals... Córdoba, Spain. April 15, 2012

January 17, 2014 - It’s good to be the king. That’s what I was thinking when I was visiting the Alcázar de los Reyes Catôlicos (Fortress of...
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From the Journals... Kruger National Park, South Africa. January 26, 2002

January 06, 2014 - Our system is getting refined. It only took us an hour and ten minutes to break camp and eat before our game drive. Mixe...
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From the Journals... Karnak, Egypt. April 11, 1989

January 03, 2014 - We had lunch at the hotel, and then a siesta. Before I knew it, or was ready for it, the time came to leave for Karnak....
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From the Journals... Zanzibar, Tanzania. March 8, 1997

December 30, 2013 - I broke into a sweat at breakfast at 8:00 am. It is hot here, and I guess I shouldn’t be having 2 cups of coffee. We...
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From the Journals... Annapurna Trek, Manang, Nepal. December 19, 1988.

December 27, 2013 - Another day off, rather productive. I’m spending an extra day here at 11, 650’ to acclimatize to the altitude before mov...
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From the Journals... Port Campbell National Park, Victoria, Australia. February 18, 2000

December 23, 2013 - Up at 6 to pee, and met another hosteler going to take pix at the 12 Apostles, a rock formation on the coast. Although m...
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Times Square,New York City, USA. October 28, 2013

December 13, 2013 - There is always something happening in Times Square. Usually I pass through in a hurry, but this time I went there speci...
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From the Journals...Kathmandu, Nepal, January 15, 1989

December 09, 2013 - Our main order of business was applying for a visa extension. After arriving there, it only took 15 minutes. From there...
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From the Journals...Hong Kong. February 1992.

December 06, 2013 - Back in the day I had the opportunity to fly as a courier to a number of exotic destinations for very little money. Hong...
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From the Journals… Grindelwald, Switzerland. August 10, 1987

November 22, 2013 - Another day of good hiking. I continued where I left off yesterday, and started at the gorge. After a lunch of fresh bre...
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From the Journals… Granada, Spain. April 19, 2012

November 18, 2013 - I was enjoying my second day of exploring at the Alhambra. (The weather was not cooperating--cold and rainy--on the offi...
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From the Journals… Aswan, Egypt. April 4, 1989

November 01, 2013 - At about noon we were ready to take a ferry to Elephantine Island to see the ruins of the Temple of Khnum and the Aswan...
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From the Journals… Córdoba, Spain. April 15, 2012

October 25, 2013 - I spent a few exhilarating days in Córdoba exploring all the historic sites and interesting nooks and crannies of this c...
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From the Journals… Assekrem, Algeria. February 10, 1986

October 21, 2013 - We had a ½-hour lunch break, and after a little while crossed the Tropic of Cancer. Well, I guess we’re making some prog...
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From the Journals… Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. February 24, 2000

October 14, 2013 - Up at 5:55, but it was too late. The pre-dawn light was already happening. I went anyway. Parked by the bridge and walke...
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From the Journals… Dal Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir, India. November 16, 1988

October 11, 2013 - We haven’t done much today--just lazed around a bit on the roof of our houseboat. We had tea on the veranda, and are now...
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From the Journals… Chitwan National Park, Nepal. January 19, 1989

October 07, 2013 - It feels good to be waking up this early. Nice and refreshing in the cool morning mist. I do enjoy living outdoors. Some...
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From the Journals...Amboseli National Park, Kenya. March 20, 1997

September 23, 2013 - A very productive morning, starting with another acacia silhouette at sunrise. Lots of animals and scenery. I think I go...
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Narrow Alley, Córdoba, Spain. April 2012

September 20, 2013 - I had a great time exploring this city. Not only are the must-see attractions worth visiting, but there is so much more.
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Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA. January 2001

September 16, 2013 - Winter is a great time to see bird life in this wildlife refuge. The morning was really cold, and I did get some nice ph...
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From the Journals...Mexico City, Mexico. February 27, 1991

September 13, 2013 - I had a good photo session from the roof of the 20-story building to which I was finally granted access. (Thanks to Coro...
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From the Journals...Mrauk U, Burma (Myanmar). January 24, 2004

September 02, 2013 - We visited 4 temples in the morning, including Shittaung, which is reminiscent of Borobudur on a smaller scale. The othe...
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From the Journals...Hoi An, Vietnam. January 30, 1999

August 30, 2013 - Went out wandering and shooting. People pix on the bridge, in market, and at waterfront. Lots of neat restaurants, espec...
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From the Journals...Kakku, Burma (Myanmar). February 5, 2011

August 26, 2013 - I was up just after 6. The hotel owner had found us a taxi driver. We had a quick breakfast across from the hotel, then...
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From the Journals...Angkor Wat, Cambodia. January 13, 1999

August 23, 2013 - Up at 5:10 to get to Angkor Wat for sunrise. Fortunately it was well worth the effort. As with most tropical sunrises, i...
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From the Journals...Shiprock Peak, Four Corners Area, New Mexico, USA. July 1992

August 16, 2013 - I was exploring around this fascinating part of our country for a couple of weeks, poking my camera into all kinds of in...
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From the Journals...Costa Caribe Resort, Dominican Republic. February 2, 2010

August 12, 2013 - I don’t usually do the “resort thing”, but I got an invitation from my good friend and fellow photographer, Johnny Arauj...
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From the Journals...More from Shwegu, Ayeyarwady River Trip, Burma (Myanmar). January 26, 2011

August 02, 2013 - I already posted another image from this morning on the blog, but also wanted to share this one. Although it can sometim...
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Last Week on the Connecticut River. Lyme, New Hampshire

July 26, 2013 - I had the opportunity to get away for several days of canoeing on the Connecticut River with my brother. This was a very...
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From the Journals...Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, South Africa. January 30, 1997

July 19, 2013 - Our morning drive included suricates, caracal, yellow-billed kite, ostriches (including a family with 11 chicks), kori b...
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From the Journals...Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe. July 29, 1991

July 15, 2013 - We had a great canoe trip down the Zambezi River in the late afternoon, passing hippos and crocs, and many birds. We had...
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From the Journals...Abu Simbel, Egypt. April 3, 1989

July 12, 2013 - Our planned time of awakening was 4:20 am. We got dressed quickly, ate breakfast, and went out to meet the taxi. We had...
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From the Journals...Vigeland Scultpure Garden, Oslo, Norway. Sunday, August 2, 1987

July 08, 2013 - After doing some indoor sightseeing, I stepped outside to see that the sun was out, so I caught a tram to Vigelands Park...
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From the Journals...Fan Club, Seville, Spain. April 20, 2012

July 01, 2013 - I was wandering around the Plaza de España in Seville having a great time capturing the colors, light, and architecture.
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From the Journals...The Arctic Tundra, Northwest Territories, Canada. June 28, 2003

June 28, 2013 - It was the start of an arctic canoe adventure for our team of 6. The plan was to fly in to Horton Lake, then paddle down...
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From the Journals...The Alcázar, Segovia, Spain. November, 1991

June 24, 2013 - The Alcázar of Segovia is a dramatic structure, and it captured my attention as soon as I saw it. I challenged myself to...
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From the Journals...San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. February 22, 1991

June 17, 2013 - As I was walking around this lovely town, I saw this yellow wall and I knew I had to do something with it. I thought it...
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From the Journals...Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania. March 7, 1997

June 14, 2013 - At 4:30 we hit the town again, starting at the site of the old slave market. Very disappointing, as it’s now an Anglican...
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From the Journals...Etosha National Park, Namibia. February 24, 2002

June 10, 2013 - Decent weather this morning, but a bit overcast. For variety, I had a camera loaded with Scala B&W slide film. We found...
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From the Journals...Luang Prabang, Laos. February 12, 1999

June 07, 2013 - Lying awake during the night. I have a cold, and was blowing my nose all night. Then the rooster started. Finally up at...
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From the Journals...Funeral in Pujung, Bali, Indonesia. February 9, 1998

June 03, 2013 - Again I drove through Pujung, for the third time now. It was obvious upon arrival that this was a big event, as a lot of...
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From the Journals...Shwegu, Ayeyarwady River Trip, Burma (Myanmar). January 26, 2011

May 31, 2013 - I woke up with sore hips and lower back. The mattress in the bunk is thin, but for some reason I wasn’t bothered the fir...
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From the Journals...Phnom Penh, Cambodia. January 15, 1999

May 27, 2013 - We arrived in Phnom Pehn shortly after noon, and in the short scramble off the boat and the short ride into town, I brok...
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From the Journals...Durban, South Africa. February 17, 1997

May 24, 2013 - I ventured out, changed money, and walked towards Church Square, and into City Hall. It’s more of an auditorium than a g...
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From the Journals...Cape Town, South Africa. February 8, 1997

May 20, 2013 - Up at 5:30 to hike Table Mountain, and this time the weather was perfect and stable. It was uphill all the way, even eno...
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From the Journals...Manang, Nepal. December 18, 1988

May 17, 2013 - We took today off from trekking, and I enjoyed it. I was up shortly before 7, and went outside to photograph the snow sc...
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From the Journals...Agra, India. January 23, 1989

May 13, 2013 - We arrived in Agra at 6 am, and were immediately “found” by a rickshaw driver. He seemed pleasant enough, so we went wit...
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From the Journals...Siwa Oasis, Egypt. March 20, 1989

May 10, 2013 - We drove on through the nothingness, stopping for about 20 minutes for lunch. I alternated between daydreaming and dozin...
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From the Journals...Fort Gardel, Algeria. February 7, 1986

May 03, 2013 - Another slow day. We had a flat tire and also had to sandmat twice on the road, and once as we pulled in to camp. For qu...
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From the Journals...Farewell Spit, South Island, New Zealand. January 15, 2000

April 29, 2013 - Up at 6:30. Quick breakfast and strike the tent while still wet. Ready for pick-up at 7:45. Farewell Spit Safaris was ta...
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From the Journals...Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia. February 2, 2000

April 26, 2013 - Again, traveling with my buddy Roy. Byron Bay is a laid-back surfer’s mecca and we kind of got caught up in the spirit....
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From the Journals...Otavalo, Ecuador. July 10, 1993

April 22, 2013 - Up at 6:30 again. A light rain as we were getting ready, but not enough to stop us. Our destination was the animal marke...
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From the Journals...Isla Española, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. August 15, 1993

April 19, 2013 - A very productive walk on Isla Española’s Punta Suárez this morning. A wet landing (barely wet) and sea lions on the bea...
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From the Journals...Nungwi, Zanzibar, Tanzania. March 9, 1997

April 12, 2013 - After breakfast, we were picked up before 9 for the 1-hour ride to Nungwi, on the northern tip of Zanzibar. I tried to g...
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From the Journals...Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). January 12, 2011

April 08, 2013 - Having just arrived from my long flight from New York, I woke up on my first morning and took my jet-lagged body to the...
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From the Journals...Tay Ninh, Vietnam. January 22, 1999

April 05, 2013 - Our tour bus driver was very candid about life today in Vietnam. It isn’t the rosy picture the government would have us...
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From the Journals...Venice, Italy. November 1992

April 01, 2013 - This trip came up as a last-minute courier flight to Milano. I had my sights set on Venice, and I was able to spend 10 d...
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From the Journals...Angkor, Cambodia. January 14, 1999

March 29, 2013 - Departed hotel at 8:10 after breakfast--another day at the ruins. So extensive--what a large civilization--about 1 milli...
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From the Journals...Tanatoraja. Sulawesi, Indonesia. February 23, 2004

March 25, 2013 - At 6 am, right on schedule, Semuel picked me up with his motorbike for a ride in the countryside. We first headed for Ba...
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From the Journals...Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa. February 1, 2002

March 22, 2013 - Upon arriving in Mkuzi Game Reserve, we checked out the campsite, and then stopped in at a hide for a look. Saw a white...
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From the Journals...Mexico City, Mexico. February 24, 1991

March 18, 2013 - After showers and breakfast, we ventured on to the Metro. (It’s cheap, fast, and easy--a good choice. We are just on the...
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From the (Shared) Journals...Horton River, Northwest Territories, Canada. July 19, 2003

March 15, 2013 - Day 21. Last camp, in “The Gully”--actually a cozy spot which is at times a wind tunnel. But up there on the plain above...
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From the Journals...Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania. March 5,1997

March 11, 2013 - Lunch and siesta passed quickly and before we knew it, 4:00 came and it was time for our boat trip on the Rufiji River....
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From the Journals...Swakopmund, Namibia. March 4, 2002

March 08, 2013 - I had been trying for a few days to hire a plane for some photography over the desert of the Namib Naukluft National Par...
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Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Pescadero, California, USA. August 2005

March 04, 2013 - We were traveling the Pacific Coast Highway and with a little research, ended up here for the night. Believe it or not,...
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My Winning Photos from the WPPA Image Competition, February 26, 2013

March 02, 2013 - Good news! At the quarterly image competition of the Westchester Professional Photographers Association this week, 2 of...
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From the Journals...Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. January 12, 2000

February 25, 2013 - There are a number of long distance hiking paths, or tracks, as the Kiwis call them all over the country. I had chosen t...
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From the Journals...Carnarvon National Park, Queensland, Australia. February 11, 2000

February 22, 2013 - Up at 5:15 for breakfast, then drove 1-½ hours into the park. Registered for a site, then started hiking at 9:00. It’s...
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Details in Gardens of the Alhambra. Granada, Spain. April 2012

February 18, 2013 - In addition to looking at and appreciating the larger view of the gardens in the Generalife, I am easily distracted by t...
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Mardi Gras Time! New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. February 1996

February 11, 2013 - I was only in New Orleans once for Mardi Gras, but I still remember it well. That town knows how to party! Laissez les b...
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Courtyards, Sevilla, Spain. April 2012

February 08, 2013 - As much as I liked the patios in Andalucía, I felt that even they were surpassed by the beauty of the courtyards. Perhap...
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Mezquita, Córdoba, Spain. April 2012

February 04, 2013 - A stunning example of Mudejar architecture that was originally a mosque, this incredible structure was spared when the C...
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Gorgeous Gardens of Andalucía, Spain. April 2012

February 01, 2013 - It was early spring, the weather was beautiful, and the flowers were out in full force. The Alcázar de los Reyes Católic...
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Patios, Spain. April 2012

January 28, 2013 - I loved walking along the narrow streets and alleys in Andalucía and stumbling across these little oases, an inviting vi...
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Cool Doors, Spain. April 2012

January 18, 2013 - In addition to the grand vistas and stunning historic architecture, I enjoyed taking a look at some of the doors I saw a...
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Tower of Calahorra, Córdoba, Spain. April 14, 2012

January 14, 2013 - On my recent trip to Spain, I was captivated by the Tower of Calahorra, and found myself taking quite a few photos of it...
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Andalucía Video Now Online

January 11, 2013 - I am happy to announce that I have just posted images from my recent trip to Spain in my Galleries. Please take a look!...
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From the Journals...Hlaliatkulu Sanctuary. Natal Drakensberg, South Africa. February 5, 2002

January 07, 2013 - What a view to wake up to--a ridge of steep mountains. We packed up and had a bowl of cereal, and were met at 6:05 by Br...
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From the Journals...Lashio, Myanmar (Burma). January 20, 2011

December 31, 2012 - I really enjoy exploring local markets. There is so much stimulation for the senses--sights, sounds, smells. It’s a grea...
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From the Journals...Bumba, Zaire. April 24, 1986

December 28, 2012 - Awoke to a gentle, warm breeze and a view of the (Zaire/Congo) river, with the miniature islands of plants slowly floati...
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From the Journals...Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe. June 30, 1986

December 21, 2012 - Breakfast at 7:15, then to the border post by 8:10 A very easy border--I wish they all were like that. We walked across...
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From the Journals...Ou River, Laos. February 9, 1999

December 17, 2012 - Although we had promised ourselves a day off after 2 hard travel days, plans changed. They are fluid, like the river. I...
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From the Journals...Addo Elephant Park, South Africa. February 11, 2002

December 14, 2012 - I was up before 6, and had a quick look around camp. I discovered action at the bird hide, so I came back and got Anders...
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From the Journals...Islas Plazas, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. August 14, 1993

December 10, 2012 - We had been underway since about 4:00 am, and had reached the bay between Islas Plazas by this time. At 7, we went ashor...
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From the Journals...Borobudur, Java, Indonesia. January 29, 1998

December 07, 2012 - Missed both alarms on the watches, but somehow happened to wake up at 4:52 am. We were out on the street 6 minutes later...
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From the Journals...Imbaba Camel Market, Cairo, Egypt. March 17, 1989

November 30, 2012 - We went to the Souk el Gahmell, or the Camel Market. Although maybe not quite as big as I imagined, it was still large e...
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From the Journals...Horton River, Northwest Territories, Canada. July 5, 2003.

November 26, 2012 - We woke up in another beautiful campsite with more fantastic weather. It was warm before we started on the river. Breakf...
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From the Journals...Tiguentourine, Algeria. February 4, 1986

November 23, 2012 - We had a short travel day today, which was nice for a change. We pulled into our camp, in the dunes just outside Tiguent...
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From the Journals...Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. June 9, 1994

November 12, 2012 - Traveling with my friend Roy again, this time in Maine on our return home from Nova Scotia. I had scouted out a good pla...
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From the Journals...Amboseli National Park, Kenya. March 19, 1997

November 09, 2012 - The road wasn’t as bad as yesterday’s, but it’s no picnic. Inside the park is even dustier than out, with huge clouds of...
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From the Journals...Indian Train Ride from Ambala to Jammu. November 14, 1989

October 29, 2012 - We started out in a dingy, smokey waiting room, but soon discovered an empty refreshment room. So here we sit, waiting f...
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From the Journals...Bagan, Myanmar (Burma). February 2, 2011

October 15, 2012 - The taxi picked us up at 6:00 am and we drove to Nyein Gon Paya. I was somewhat surprised that there were other crazy fo...
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From the Journals...Nungwi, Zanzibar. March 11, 1997

October 12, 2012 - I wanted to take advantage of the beautiful sunsets we are experiencing here, and I needed something in the foreground....
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Not Video Games! Short and Scary Clips from Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

September 28, 2012 - Motorcycle taxis are fairly common in Asia. It is an easy way to get around in large cities with lots of traffic. It is...
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A Journey to Myanmar Slideshow

September 03, 2012 - I wanted to kick off the blog with a collection of photographs from my travels to Myanmar in the winter of 2011. As this...
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