Fountain Pond

For lack of a better name this is Fountain Pond found in Fountain Park in the little town of Fountain, Colorado… as far as I know there are no real fountains within the city limits. I like images like this one because they are a reminder to me that beauty can be found all around…

Nevada Fall

This is Nevada Fall, located on the east end of Yosemite Valley. It is a strenuous 5.4 mile hike up 2000 feet to the top of the Fall from the Happy Isles area, along the Mist Trail. This is the second waterfall along the trail. You’ll need to hike past Vernal Fall to get to this picturesque spot….

Hanging Lake

Glenwood Canyon is known for being the most picturesque landscape along the Interstate Highway system. Few people know that the canyon is home to this beautiful Hanging Lake. In fact, exit 125 off of I-70 (only accessible traveling from west to east), was built solely for the purpose of creating access to this hike. It is a beautiful,…

Glacier’s Iceberg Lake

Glacier National Park, in Montana, is home to some of the most stunning landscape in the lower 48 States. I first traveled through this natural wonder when I was 19 while on a road trip from Georgia to Alaska. We only had a day to spend driving through the park, but I swore that I…

Zion’s Narrows

The Narrows at Zion National Park in Utah. This is a 16 mile long trail that is hiked by wadding through the Virgin River for the majority of the 16 miles. It is a slot canyon where the walls rise more than 1000 feet on either side and at its narrowest point is only about 15′…

Mouth of the Mokau River

This is the mouth of the Mokau River. The Mokau is located north of New Plymouth on the western side of New Zealand’s North Island. This is a beautiful little spot  with a small population, but easy access via Highway 3. Whether on the North or South Island, New Zealand has awe-inspiring landscapes around almost…

Lower Bertha Falls

Waterton National Park in Alberta, Canada is a place of water. A lot of snow falls in this area which melts in the spring and turns into gorgeous waterfalls and turquoise lakes. This is Lower Bertha Falls one of those stunning falls that can be found in Waterton’s backcountry. Lower Bertha Falls is a very…