Yellowstone National Park – Fountain Paint Pot

One of the benefits of visiting Yellowstone National Park in the spring is the possibility of seeing red dogs.

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Yellowstone National Park – Old Faithful

The sky – Overcast with intermittent drizzle

The place – Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin

The event – A large group of tourists gathered on a boardwalk in front of the historic Old Faithful Inn waiting for the geyser to erupt

A bison moved into scene. His massive head drooped to the ground – busy grazing.

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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”

Nisqually Wildlife Refuge

Did you know that, just an hour drive south of Seattle there is a National Wildlife Refuge? It is one of my favorite places to visit all year round.


Upon entering the refuge you are first greeted with a duck pond. Continue reading “Nisqually Wildlife Refuge”

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”

Red-crowned Cranes – Part2

The road became treacherous with low visibility and white out condition at times. We were glad that we hired a local guide instead of braving this road ourselves.

We saw a SUV slipped into a ditch, and thought that it could’ve been us if we were on our own. Continue reading “Red-crowned Cranes – Part2”