May, 2011 Archives

Dunedin, New Zealand

May 21st, 2011 Permalink

The South Island’s Scottish influence shows itself proudly in Dunedlin, New Zealand.

Dunedin New Zealand

December 2009

Classic Christian architecture in the southernmost reaches of the South Pacific.

Lewis Creek Rapids

May 20th, 2011 Permalink

Hiking around in the Sierra National Forest, Madera County, California.

Lewis Creek Rapids

January 2011

Lewis Creek’s rushing rapids and waterfalls wind their way through the mountain valley near my home in Oakhurst, California.

Phnom Penh Snapshot

May 19th, 2011 Permalink

An elephant joins the busy pedestrian traffic in Phnom Penh.

Phnom Penh Snapshot

August 2010

A blur of street life in Cambodia’s capital city.

Hawker Wanted

May 18th, 2011 Permalink

There’s a job opening in Malaysia for an industrious and outgoing seller of prawn noodles.

Hawker Wanted

July 2010

Alas for the Malaysian economy, Indonesia is where all the real career-oriented hawkers go to make their fortunes.

Lahaina Hills, Maui

May 17th, 2011 Permalink

The hills and palms overlooking Maui’s ancient royal capital.

Lahaina Hills, Maui

August 2009

Searching for heaven in hilly Maui.

Upper Yosemite Falls

May 16th, 2011 Permalink

You’re looking at the top of North America’s tallest waterfall, the Yosemite Falls, in California’s Yosemite Valley.

Upper Yosemite Falls

May 2011

Taken together with the lower falls, Yosemite Falls is higher than 2,400 feet, from top to bottom.

Halo Over Sydney

May 15th, 2011 Permalink

A pilot traces a halo over the Sydney skyscrapers.

Halo Over Sydney

December 2009

Near the romantically named M4 Western Distributor Freeway.

Picton, New Zealand

May 14th, 2011 Permalink

The South Island’s principal ferry port, on a chilly November afternoon.

Picton New Zealand

November 2009

A small, friendly town to greet new ferry arrivals from the North Island.

Even More Hot Air Balloons Over San Diego County

May 13th, 2011 Permalink

You thought it wasn’t possible! And yet, here are even more hot air balloons over San Diego County.

Even More Hot Air Balloons Over San Diego County

March 2007

Could there be yet more hot air balloons over San Diego County in’s future?

Filipino Jeepney, Behind a Fence

May 12th, 2011 Permalink

Hiding in the industrial backalleys of Manila’s Quezon City region.

Filipino Jeepney Behind a Fence

May 2010

The Jeepney is the main way to get around in Manila. This one is uncharacteristically quiet.