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Maui 2017 – An Experiment in Minimalism

A vacation to a beautiful, photographically rich destination without my camera bag and tripod?  Am I crazy?  I'd meticulously packed by camera backpack with multiple lenses and camera bodies, all my filters, my sensor cleaning kit, spare batteries, memory [...]

2018-07-01T16:06:39+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Maui 2017|Tags: , , , |

Iceland Journal Days 5-6 – Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Iceland Journal Day 5 (May 20, 2017): While the Westfjords proved to be a magical place that are certainly worth revisiting again in the future, it was time to hit the road and head south for the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.  [...]

2017-08-23T18:05:57+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Iceland 2017, Travel Journal|Tags: , |

Iceland Journal Day 3 – Ísafjörður to Patreksfjörður (Westfjords)

Iceland Journal Day 3 (May 18, 2017): Being this close to the arctic circle in May means it never gets fully dark.  This, combined with a bit of jet lag, means weird sleep patterns.  We woke in the middle [...]

2017-08-23T18:32:00+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Iceland 2017, Travel Journal|Tags: , , |

Iceland Journal Days 1-2 – Keflavik Airport to Ísafjörður

Iceland Journal Day 1 (May 16, 2017): After flying through Frankfurt (with an overnight spent walking the Rhine in Mainz), we landed in Iceland mid-afternoon, picked up our rental car, and hit the local grocery store (Bonus) to get [...]

2017-07-23T19:15:57+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Iceland 2017, Travel Journal|Tags: , , |

New Zealand South Island Adventure 2016 – Recap & Trip Journal Index

New Zealand South Island Adventure Recap:  14 days spent exploring, 120 miles hiked, 2000 kilometers driven, 9 hotels visited, 5 penguins spotted, 1 camera destroyed... and so, so many sheep! South Island really is a land of endless natural [...]

2017-01-30T14:17:16+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: New Zealand 2016, Travel Journal|Tags: , , |