Category Archives: HISTORICAL

INCA TRAIL TREK

My new photobook, INCA TRAIL TREK,  is now available for preview. An initial preview is available here.

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THE KISS

Greta Zimmer Friedman has died at the age of 92.  She was the subject in perhaps one of the most iconic photos of the last century. THE KISS Statue of the “Kiss” in Sarasota, Florida.  

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MACHU PICCHU RUINS

 More images from my recent trip. MACHU PICCHU RUINS  

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PERUVIAN PANORAMAS

Some panorama images from my recent expedition to Peru. INCA TERRACE, PISAC, SACRED VALLEY AGRICULTURAL TERRACE Major food source for Machu Picchu which is a three day hike up the mountain. CAMPSITE THREE Last rest stop before final push up … Continue reading

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INCA TRAIL TREK

I survive the Inca Trail trek to the lost city of Machu Picchu!!  Did I flinch before Dead Woman’s Pass (elevation 13, 700 ft). Hell, no!! Did I crumble on the ancient stone staircase they now call the “Gringo Killer“. … Continue reading

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BOEHM’S CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY

 Today is the 225th anniversary of the Boehm’s Chapel in Willow Street, Pennsylvania. The Chapel is the fourth most historically significant centre of Methodism in America. The Chapel was built on land donated by my Boehm ancestors who had received … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB!

Today is Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday. While never much of a fan (that second coming of Christ thing back in the 60s kind of put me off), I fully understand the appeal of his music.  CORRECTIONAL FACILTIY, RED WING, MINNESOTA … Continue reading

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MAGNA CARTA LIBERTATUM

 With today’s distressing news coming out of Brussels, I recall the day 18 months ago when I raised a middle finger salute to ISIS and  defied their specific threat to hit London Transport and made a pilgrimage from central London … Continue reading

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BLUE MOSQUE

BLUE MOSQUE According to news reports, a Syrian member of ISIS detonated a bomb killing 10 people in Istanbul’s tourist zone, just steps from the Blue Mosque. The Turkish response to this threat to both security and economy has been … Continue reading

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Sir John A. Macdonald

  In celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first Prime Minister, an image of the “Spirit of Sir John A.” , an old steam engine reposing in front of the old train station in Macdonald’s home town of Kingston, Ontario.

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