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Bombay Beach Trailer
Travel Van Life

A Van Down by the River?

They say idle hands are the devil’s workshop and the business shutdown has had me looking at other ways to travel and what better way than to travel in a converted tour bus? This idea of living a part-time…

Hoover Dam
Photography Travel

Hoover Dam

My trip to Hoover Dam was a short stop on my way back north to my home state of Washington. I had wanted to see the dam for years and was so intrigued by this engineering marvel and one…


12 Day Road Trip

Check out the latest video from my 12 Day Road Trip. You’ll see my favorite stop at the El Dorado Canyon Mine in Nevada as well as some other fun adventures and stops at some other fun and touristy…

Courthouse in Belmont, Nevada

Finding the Ghost Town of Belmont Nevada

Covid had me getting restless and I needed to get away so I embarked on a 12-day trip to check out someplace where I have always wanted to go. This was the Salton Sea, Bombay Beach and Slab City.…

Lion on a Kopje in the Serengeti

Dreaming of the Rains in Africa

I just arrived in Amsterdam before heading to Tanzania again for safari and it feels like I just arrived back in Seattle. Did the plane just circle the U.S. and land back home? Sitting at the XO hotel (formerly…

Leopards in Tree
Travel Video

Young Leopard Drops Gazelle From Tree

This year on the annual safari to Tanzania, we came upon a tree with two Leopards, and mother and a juvenile Leopard who were eating a recently caught Gazelle. The previous night we had seen them as we were…

Luxury African Safari with Shutter Tours

What to Expect on a Luxury African Safari

As a child, I always had this vision of going to Africa and experiencing wild animals in their natural habitat. I could see myself wearing a pith hat and boots in an open vehicle as untamed Africa unfolded in…

Seattle Street Photography

Found an old roll of B&W Film

A few months ago I was going through a storage unit and ran across an old Yashica 35 GSN film camera I had and I accidentally opened the back, not thinking there was film in it. Well there was…