Report on Delphi, Osios Loukas, Acropolis & Athens, Greece Oct. 19, 2015

My last day in Meteora, the other-worldly site of 14th century monasteries perched upon the rock pillars, I hiked up a short canyon around the base of several pillars to view ruins of some old monastic dwellings in caves, including what are referred to as hermitages. Some of the rock pillars have small caves, alcoves … Click to View Photos & Read More →

Report on Rock Art of 9-Mile Canyon, Arches NP, Moab area & Sego Canyon, Aug. 14, 2015

Hello again. Almost 2 weeks ago I left Montrose Colorado and drove to Green River, Utah, a small western town off of Interstate 70 which straddles the Green River (the Green River, which originates in Wyoming, is not only the major tributary of the Colorado River, but actually is longer than the Colorado segment, and … Click to View Photos & Read More →

Report on Black Canyon of Gunnison Nat. Park, Colorado Nat. Mon. & Curecanti NRA, Aug 1, 2015

Hello all. I last wrote from Dolores, CO, not knowing where I would head next. Well, I haven’t gone far. I drove northeast over the Goatshead Pass through the mountains by Telluride, and down into the Uncompahgre Valley to the town of Montrose, CO. – and here I am 8 days later. The town itself … Click to View Photos & Read More →

Report On Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Glen Canyon Dam, Sand Island Petroglyphs and Sand Canyon, July 23, 2015

The morning before I left Kanab, UT, I drove out to see the Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park; the morning sun, coupled with the blooming rough mulesear flowers and sage, made for some magical color photos of the pink-orange dunes. From Kanab I drove back east, down into Arizona to Page, by the Glen … Click to View Photos & Read More →

Travel Report on Verde Valley & Kaibab Plateau, AZ & Kanab, UT, July 11, 2015

Hello everyone.  I am on the road again, literally, hauling my tiny Scamp RV north from Tucson, escaping the summer heat and seeking photo opportunities.  I left just before the July 4th weekend, headed North to the Verde River Valley which runs through central Arizona below the Mogollon Rim.  I always stay at the Dead … Click to View Photos & Read More →

Report on Badami-Pattadakal-Aihole, Hampi, Madurai, Kodai & Bombay, India, Mar. 26, 2015

I last reported on Goa, from where we drove over the Western Ghats to Badami, Pattadakal and Aihole, where for two days we visited the archaeological remains of the great Hindu Chalukyan Empire which controlled much of south-central India from the 6th through the 8th centuries.  Badami served as the capital from 543-757 AD.  Four … Click to View Photos & Read More →