Castillo de San Cristobal

San Juan, Puerto Rico, the capital city of a territory owned by the United States, is also the second oldest European capital city in the Americas. It has many historical structures. This is Castillo de San Cristobal. It is one of two forts in the capital city. The complex is massive and very fun to explore.

Sunset Over XingPing

This is the view from the top of Lao Chai Hill in XingPing, China. The karst mountains here are very famous amongst the Chinese people. In fact, the mountains appear on the back of their 20 CNY banknote. My wife and I traveled to some very remote places while visiting China and this was no exception. XingPing…

Zimbabwe Sunset

A look at the setting sun through the dense under brush in Zimbabwe… a Zimbabwe sunset. Many people dread the idea of ever having to step foot on the dark continent. The entire continent is seemingly a place full of tragic misery, but it has beauty that is hard to match in the rest of…

Sunset on Cascade Creek

In the heart of New Zealand’s Fjordland National Park and along the road to the Milford Sound lies a campground on Cascade Creek. We parked here for the night before heading through the tunnel to the Milford Sound the following day. It was rainy as we pulled into the campground, which is more of a…

Whariwharangi Bay

Need a reason to fly halfway around the world, drive for nearly a day, take an hour-long taxi-boat, and then hike for 6 miles? You’ll get this secluded beach and sunset all to yourself, plus all the adventure and beauty of getting here. This is Whariwharangi Bay. It is the northernmost bay on the Able…

Let Freedom Ring

I took this image last month before watching the 4th of July fireworks at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs. I was trying to capture the gorgeous Colorado sunset, but this little girl was having way too much fun splashing around and throwing mud into the lake to allow me a clear shot. In the back…

North Shore Sunset

Another summer day and another post about a far-flung Caribbean Island…. Maybe I am projecting towards where I want to be right now. I took this sunset photo on Jamaica’s North Shore about half way between Montego Bay and Falmouth. There is a little restaurant here and not much else. It is really only a kitchen with…