August, 2011 Archives

Cleddau River Valley, New Zealand

August 31st, 2011 Permalink

Another spectacular vista from New Zealand’s south island.

Cleddau River Valley New Zealand

December 2009

On the other side of the Homer Tunnel, on the way to Milford Sound.

Sapa, Vietnam

August 30th, 2011 Permalink

Sapa, Vietnam, in the smoky Hoang Lien Son mountains.

Sapa Vietnam

March 2010

Just a few miles from China in Vietnam’s northern mountains.

Sequioa National Park, California

August 29th, 2011 Permalink

The world’s largest trees, in America’s craziest state.

Sequioa National Park California

April 2011

Dwarfing SUVs: That’s just what Sequoia trees do, bro.

The Washington Monument

August 28th, 2011 Permalink

The District of Columbia, in a rare excursion to the U.S. East Coast for

The Washington Monument

April 2006

Towering over D.C.’s springtime cherry blossoms.

Kilauea Volcano, Hawai’i

August 27th, 2011 Permalink

Hawaii, or “the Big Island”, an island-in-progress.

Kilauea Volcano Hawaii

August 2009

Okay, I admit it. With all the stunning photos of Kilauea Volcano you can find online, this one ain’t all that revealing. But trust me, it was cool to be there!

Gold Coast, Australia

August 26th, 2011 Permalink

Surfers Paradise, QLD.

Gold Coast Australia

June 2010

The remarkably San Diegoesque skyline of Queensland’s Gold Coast.

The Beach at Phuket, Thailand

August 25th, 2011 Permalink

Phuket’s got a whole lotta partying, and a hell of a lot of beach.

The Beach at Phuket Thailand

July 2010

Don’t let the grey skies fool ya: It was hot.

Christchurch, New Zealand

August 24th, 2011 Permalink

The South Island’s principal city on a sunny December day.

Christchurch New Zealand

December 2009

Downtown Christchurch, before the multiple earthquakes of 2010 and 2011.


August 23rd, 2011 Permalink

Landlocked Laos, in the Luang Prabang province.


March 2010

The Mae Kok River, right before it joins the mighty Mekong.

Monterey, California

August 22nd, 2011 Permalink

Welcome to the original capital of Spanish California.

Monterey California

August 2011

Two weeks ago in magical Monterey. Note the seals at the bottom right. Nifty, eh?