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The dunes at Dead Vlei in the Namib Desert, Namibia

The Thunderous Roar of Deafening Silence — Sounds From the World’s Oldest Desert

I hadn’t heard such a silence as far back as I could remember, so thunderous that the pressure of it weighed upon my ears with the same tonnage as I imagine a scuba diver must feel diving at the bottom of a deep dark sea. It hurt my head. Three of us sat alone in […]

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Traveling Photographer? Sightseeing? Research Restoration Projects in Advance

The photo that makes the cover of a guidebook serves two purposes: to visually represent the soul of a region, and to sell a place as a traveling destination. The image sits next to countless others on a shelf attempting to stand out, all for the sake of inspiring window shoppers to plan their next […]

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Happy 45th Birthday to NASA’s Iconic “Earthrise” Photograph

“If you can’t write it better, don’t.”  I wont — reprinted from PetaPixel (this is a great story): NASA Takes You Inside Apollo 8, Recreates Experience of Taking Iconic Earthrise Photo When it comes to iconic imagery, there are few individual photographers who can best NASA. From the pale blue dot, to the blue marble, […]

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Ornamental Russia: Moscow — Image Gallery

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Desert elephant on the horizon at sunset in Namibia

Better than 10 Birthdays: African Safari

One day on safari is better than 10 birthdays anywhere else. Imagine, instead of waking to an alarm clock being greeted by a ‘safari massage’ — the rumbling of bumpy roads untamed, even by the best ATV shock-absorbers. Imagine that instead of splashing cold water on your face in your own bathroom, your face being cleansed by […]

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Giraffe against sunset in Namibia

11 Reasons Why Namibia is One of Africa’s Most Awesome Countries

There was good reason that the 2013 Adventure Travel World Summit was held in Namibia this year — it is a prime off-beat destination for desert adventure travel and sport. But this African jewel is emerging as a progressive leader in many other areas as well, under larger umbrellas, balancing tourism opportunities, conservation efforts and community development.  I loved […]

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Colorful house in Suzdal, Western Russia

Ornamental Russia: Suzdal and Sergiev Posad — Image Gallery

Images from Sergiev Posad and Suzdal in “The Golden Circle” of Western Russia

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Recoletta Cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lightning Strikes (Near) a Telecommuter in Buenos Aires

It was halfway into the middle of a night that I awoke with my answer: “Buenos Aires.” I had been contemplating for some time where I would go on my first solo voyage. Fortunate to have a telecommuting professional lifestyle, I had the enviable position of being able to say “I can work from anywhere […]

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Ornamental Russia: St. Petersburg — Image Gallery

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