A private tour from the air.

One of the highlights of my recent trip to Kauai was a private helicopter tour of the island. I believe to 80 minutes. I took the seat behind the pilot  with no one sitting to my left. Both doors were removed for better image quality and a little extra thrill to the experience. The Robinson 44 provided the…

Kauai, HI

Sometimes it begins with a deep resonating sensation within that cannot described. Other times you just do not feel a thing, you just flow, from the mountains to the sea. Far off the Pacific shore of Oregon lies the gem of islands, the garden island, Kauai. I first set my feet upon the island of…

Valley of Fire State Park

It is no secret that my favorite places in Clark County, Nevada are beyond the lights of “The Strip”. While it is hard to imagine never escaping the neon glow, there are a few compelling reasons why you should try. One of those places is Valley of Fire State Park. It is the largest, and…

Outback Scenic Byway

Just a few weeks have past now since our last road trip. We had convinced ourselves that driving to Vegas was going to afford us of many conveniences. I was instantly online mapping and timing for panoramic opportunities that may lie along the way. Plus, I had never driven that stretch of highway before, from…

Bald Eagle, Smith Rock State Park, Oregon

One of my favorite local hikes is the river trail at Smith Rock. Sometimes we start with Misery Ridge, and other times Asterisk Pass. Either way the views are phenomenal. This time around we chose Asterisk Pass. Tis meant the long part of the river trail was first. A lone bald eagle was languishing away…

Costa Rica Flora and Fauna

One of my earliest passions within the photographic realm was nature photography. The underwater work is an extension of this interest. Here I want to share some of the flora and fauna of Guanacaste, Costa Rica as well as a few local residents plying the waters on their shortboards.   Related posts: Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste,…

Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Just back from an amazing trip to Costa Rica. Kimberly and I traveled to The Playa Flaming Resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica for the wedding of Jaquie and Tarek. This was our first trip to Costa Rica. Our only other trip to Central America was to Guatemala with the NGO Agros. Playa Flamingo is located…