My Shot of the Day – Yesterday on the CO-NM Border. USA.

Yet ANOTHER snowstorm plowed through southern Coloroado and northern New Mexico in the last 24 hours.  It brought high winds, several fresh inches of snow and…temperatures expected to drop way below Zero (F) in the next few hours.  I shot this about a half mile north of Chromo, Colorado.

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My Shot of the Day – Wheeler Peak in Snow

I snow-shoe-ed through untouched crystals to Williams Lake, at the very base of Wheeler Peak, the highest point in New Mexico.

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The Painted Ones of the Surma & Mursi

I was pretty taken when I saw these beautiful images of the people of the Surma and Mursi tribes in Southern Ethiopia. Human diversity is astounding and beautiful. (h/t GotSaga)

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Grand Canyon Pictures – I

It is so damn cold these days that I need memories of warmer times.  Like from a backpack trip into the Grand Canyon.  This is looking west down the “esplanade” on the North Rim near Tapeats.  100 degrees. I prefer that. Grand Canyon Pictures I ##  

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The Tornio River Valley – Part II

 Author’s note: One doesn’t tend to think of Finland and Sweden as a hot-bed of multiculturalism. Think again. The culture of the Fenno-Swedish border is a fascinating mix of peoples that came from all over the region. In Part I, I explored the ancient settlement history of an area travellers should put on thier TO [...]

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My Shot of the Day – Winter is Finally Here

Taos got hit with a pretty decent snow last night.  Several inches.  After weeks of unusual warm and sun it finally feels like winter.  They’re calling for more snow this afternoon. Keep coming back for more winter pictures.

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My Shot of the Day – St. Nicholas Monastary, Macedonia

St. Nicholas Monastery is located on a cliff above Matka Canyon, just south of Skopje, Macedonia. The church was first mentioned in the 1600s but was surely constructed many years before that. It was probably built on top of a monastary dating from the earliest days of Christianity. The iconstasis of the church was painted in 1645. Reports [...]

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Settlement of the Tornio River Valley – Part I

  Author’s note: One doesn’t tend to think of Finland and Sweden as a hot-bed of multiculturalism. Think again. The culture of the Fenno-Swedish border is a fascinating mix of peoples that came from all over the region. In Part I, I will explore the ancient settlement history of an area travellers should put on [...]

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My Shot of the Day – That Horse

I have to admit that I’m not so sure about horse photos.  Horse photography is WAY overdone and are more often than not super CHEEZY!  So I rarely bother.  This guy tho, followed me along a fence-line in southern Colorado for nearly half a mile while I was trying to get a shot of a Coopers [...]

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