Getting our kicks on Route 66

MMR 2014 continued: We got out of Los Angeles as fast as we could. We headed North East, destination Britton, South Dakota in search of my family history. Our first stop was the … Read More

Look, it’s the Grand Canyon

“Don’t you want to look at the Grand Canyon?”. For some reason, every time I think of Grand Canyon I think of that Grand Canyon scene in National Lampoon’s Vacation (either … Read More

Wanderer

“Mad and Magic Raving is a little bit different. It takes an otherwise impossible set of parameters, the space-time continuum and all the universe to warp in a certain way, … Read More

My Own Private America

“I wish this road would go on forever”. I thought that many a time on my road trip in America last year. I quite often still drive around the back … Read More

Monument Valley

“Yá’át’ééh”. Pronounced yaateh it is ‘hello’ in Navajo explains my Navajo guide Tom. I am such a huge Star Wars nerd I immediately think ‘cool that is what Princess Leia … Read More

Catch a few beams at Antelope Canyons

“I count 5 or 6 slot canyon images in the gallery, do they sell well, the customers love them that much?” I ask.“Ehh well…I think it’s just as much Peter … Read More

The Edge of a Horseshoe

Into the Abyss I am feeling remarkably alive as I sit cross-legged on the edge of a lethal drop. A drop straight into the Colorado river, running through the meander … Read More

Grand Canyon Karma

I am not a religious man. I believe in science. I must admit to also becoming a believer in karma despite or perhaps because of the occasional boomerang effect of … Read More

I’ve gone to look for America

Stealing titles as I often do, this one is of course Simon & Garfunkel aptly describing this post. Like a lot of people, I grew up with American movies and … Read More

Abstract Antelope Canyons

It has been another week of wonders. From driving a Jeep Wrangler with big off road tires to the otherworldly ethereal Playa Racetracks in Death Valley to following in the … Read More

Week of Wonders

It has been a wonderful week of photography and I have been especially lucky with the light and weather. I was at Grand Canyon just as a snow storm hit. … Read More

Days on the road

It is 1.30 am and I find myself in Moab, Utah. And it is probably a bad time for blogging but sleep escapes me tonight. I went to bed at … Read More

Saguaros of Arizona

The Southern part of Arizona is home to the Sonoran desert and the famous Saguaro cactus. These huge grandfathers of the desert are quite impressive, some of them standing more … Read More