Category Archives: HIKING

CHURCHES OF EL BIERZO AND GALICIA

 Faith moves mountains and Spain has been a devoutly Catholic country for centuries. This could have been on the minds of the of the first pilgrims on their way to Santiago, a religious act,  which would end with their being … Continue reading

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ELTON JOHN DOES THE COMPOSTELLA

 “Daniel is leaving tonight on a plane” CROSSING GALICIAN COASTLINE AT SUNSET I can see the red tail-lights heading off for SPAIN!” BIERZO VINEYARD “They say Spain is pretty, though I’ve never been”  “Daniel says it’s the best place, he’s ever … Continue reading

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INCA TRAIL TREK

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

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MACHU PICCHU RUINS

 More images from my recent trip. MACHU PICCHU RUINS  

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BIRDS OF PERU

While my recent trip to Peru was  not a birding trip per se, I was able to find some time at the end of each day just before dark and therefore in poor light to pursue some bird photography. Images … Continue reading

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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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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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NEPALESE HIKE

 The masssive earthquake in Nepal brought back a flood of memories from a hike I did there back in the early seventies. The following images are some legacy photos I took using an old roll film camera. I had only … Continue reading

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ENDERBY CLIFFS HIKE

ENDERBY, BRITISH COLUMBIA This panorama was taken half way up the Enderby Cliffs hike. The town itself can be seen in the top left corner with the Shuswap river flowing through the central valley below.  Anthony Hopkins was scheduled to … Continue reading

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