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Iconic Views of Russia in Panoramic Photos

During my Viking River Waterway of the Tsars cruise down the Volga-Baltic Waterway between Moscow and St. Petersburg, I captured these panoramic photos of Russia, showing four of the most iconic views in the country. They are not my usual quality, since I shot them with my iPhone, but they do capture a…

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New Daily Photo Feature Added

Many of you have asked me to display my photos in larger format and I am happy to report that I have finally found a way to do so. On the right-hand sidebar, at the very top, click on the new “Daily Photo” bar to see large format photos from my travels. Since…

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Free Photo eBook – Around the World with 40 Lonely Planet Bloggers – Available for Download

Nearly a year in the making, the new photo ebook “Around the World with 40 Lonely Planet Bloggers” is finally a reality. As one of the 40 bloggers featured in the book I am happy to be able to offer my readers a free copy. New readers can receive the ebook by subscribing…

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Chicago’s Bid For The 2016 Olympics Would Forever Change The City’s South Side

During my recent trip to Chicago, I took an afternoon stroll around Northerly Island, located just behind the downtown Museum Campus on the lakefront. This narrow peninsula was once home to Meigs Field, a tiny airport that opened on December 10, 1948 and by 1955 was the busiest single-strip airfield in the country….

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Upper Whitewater Falls – Highest Waterfall East Of The Rockies

Plunging an amazing 411 feet, Upper Whitewater Falls in southwest North Carolina is the highest waterfall east of the Rockies. Located in a fairly rugged, little-visited area, the upper falls are easily accessible via a short paved path bordered by wildflowers, moss-covered boulders, and dense forest.

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Gorges State Park In North Carolina – The Beauty In Ugly

After five weeks on the road it was time to head home, but not before one last day of hiking. From the North Carolina mountain town of Cashiers, I mapped a route past Gorges State Park, which opened to the public this past May. Located atop the Blue Ridge Escarpment, this newest North…

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