Tagged with environment

This volcano looks like its about to blow!

This volcano looks like its about to blow!

Check it out! New years day sunrise.  The lava was washing the rocks where people had stood the night before. The wind nearly melted my camera and burned my skin causing me to shift constantly….then as this got really active I began to get a little anxious…. Check out the video from the night before … Continue reading

Macoa, Colombia y Fin Del Mundo

Macoa, Colombia y Fin Del Mundo

I made a quick stopover in Macoa located in Amazonas Fin del Mundo This is a nice jungle hike without much information available.  Jump in a taxi (10000pesitos) or collectivo (2000pesitos) towards Villagarzon and tell the driver drop you at the trailhead.  The trail is obvious so I’ll cut it with the directions but will … Continue reading

Safari at Masai Mara, Kenya (Full day)

Safari at Masai Mara, Kenya (Full day)

This is my journal entry from December 3, 2013…. An arid landscape full of life.  Maasai wave with big, toothy grins or stick their hands out to beg for shillings. Their cows graze among the cactus and ocotillo like plants I have seen in Mexico. Sausage trees stand leaved, fruiting and their sparse shadows the … Continue reading

Northern lights in Fairbanks, Alaska

Northern lights in Fairbanks, Alaska

I like this shot of the lights and stars because it gives some perspective on the night landscape where I have lived for 19 years. We live in the forest.Photo by Maryanne Babij- talented local photgrapher Check out more pics of the Aurora borealis here

The Masai

The Masai

Here are a few images I snapped of Masai people. The “clean” photos of Masai must be paid for on arranged tourist visits. I am not big on cultural performance because it is akin to a human zoo though I understand their want of money for photos. I’ll be posting more safari pictures in the … Continue reading

Approaching the dark continent…

Approaching the dark continent…

  I loved this image as we crossed France today…     and this one as above the Mediterranean before entering Libyan airspace?  Did we?   I just ate some pilau. Lots more coming soon.  I’m going to sleep now.  In Nairobi.  Cheers!!

The Interior of Alaska Life 11: Summer solstice

The Interior of Alaska Life 11: Summer solstice

Happy summer solstice from Fairbanks, Alaska where we sit at 22 hours of daylight today.  It has not been dark in over a month.  This photo was taken during “the night” at Minto Flats which lies north Fairbanks. During the night meaning between sunset at 12:47 am and sunrise at 2:58 am.