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.

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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.

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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.

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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”