My Death Valley Obsession

More Photo’s of my recent trip through Death Valley. I find this amazing landscape captivating in the extreme. Just wandering and driving through this massive area uncovers unmissable photographic gems. –  Here is a description taken from the  National Park website – Death Valley, the very name evokes all that is harsh, hot and hellishContinue reading “My Death Valley Obsession”

Photos from the USA trip – Early 2020

Here is a random gallery of images from this trip without any of the descriptions or blurb – click on any picture you like to enlarge it then you can run through a manual slideshow. Next trip to Phoenix and whale watching in California scheduled for later this year, I can’t wait, so roll onContinue reading “Photos from the USA trip – Early 2020”

To Amargosa heading to Death Valley

Leave Las Vegas heading North on the 95 and you’ll find some unexpected points of interest on route. Just north west of the city is the towering snow capped Mount Charleston which looms ahead forbiddingly note the signs enticing you to ski on it’s slopes and hike in the foothills. Around 30 miles up theContinue reading “To Amargosa heading to Death Valley”

A Quail & Zion Landscapes at Sunrise

This little chap was scurrying around below the feeders at the Sonny Bono wildlife refuge in Southern California. The California quail, also known as the valley quail, is a small ground-dwelling bird of the New World quail family. These birds have a curving crest or plume, made of six feathers, that droops forward: black inContinue reading “A Quail & Zion Landscapes at Sunrise”

Dana Point – California

Dana Point Harbour, with its marinas and eclectic boutiques, is a jumping off point for dolphin and whale-watching cruises. Surf waves roll onto nearby Doheny State Beach and Salt Creek Beach, which is backed by a grassy park. Trails wind through Dana Point Headlands Conservation Area, which has sweeping ocean views and an interpretive centre.Continue reading “Dana Point – California”