Leaving Lac Blanc, I began to hike down to the intersection of la Flégère and Lacs desChéserys where most people descended to the former. I took the latter in an attempt to see the other three lakes.Continue reading “Hiking: Lacs des Chéserys, France”
Category: The World
A Walk in the Swiss Alps
I have to admit that I have a thing for snow-capped mountains – the sight of which brings tears to my eyes. 2014 was the year I saw a lot of mountains. It was the year I did Tour du Mont Blanc, hiking through the Alps across France, Italy and Switzerland.
Ice Hotel, Quebec Canada
When I committed to spending a night at the Ice Hotel in Quebec, Canada, I pictured a cozy well-lit room with warm beds and a fireplace.
Arches National Park – More Arches
According to US National Park Service, there are over 2000 natural arches in Arches National Park. Although one can make it a mission to cover as many arches as possible in one day, our time in the park was cut short by a road closure.
So after a rewarding morning hike to the iconic Delicate Arch, we hopped back into the car and followed the road to Devil’s Garden Trailhead. Continue reading “Arches National Park – More Arches”
Arches National Park – Delicate Arch
If we were to do Zion National Park all over again, we would hike the Angels Landing first thing in the morning, when the air’s cool and our energy level high.
This we did at Arches National Park. Continue reading “Arches National Park – Delicate Arch”
Zion National Park in a Day
If you have just one day to kill in Zion National Park, what would you do? Continue reading “Zion National Park in a Day”
Lords of the Arctic – Day 3
The third day of our Lords of the Arctic program, we went back on wheels.
In merely two days, more bears had arrived in the area. Continue reading “Lords of the Arctic – Day 3”
Lords of the Arctic
After a productive morning with ample bear sightings, we stopped by the bay for a quick picnic lunch.
Outside, the temperature was -17°C . Continue reading “Lords of the Arctic”
Did I See a Polar Bear?
We’ve been out on the tundra for almost an hour…
So far no bears… Continue reading “Did I See a Polar Bear?”
It was once again 23:00 Greenland time
we were out on the water Continue reading “Midnight Kayak”