An evening rain storm soaks the valleys on the west face of the Colombine Hondo Wilderness Study Area just a few miles northeast of Taos right after sunset. A slew of other shots of the Colombine Hondo can be found here. What else is there to say? ##
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Ute Mountain, located on the northern edge of the county of Taos, New Mexico, is perhaps the crown jewel of the new El Rio Grande del Norte National Monument. Ute is a 10,093 foot high volcanic cone rising nearly 3,000 feet above the surrounding plain. Ute is something you can’t miss. Located about ten [...]
The Quetzales Trail Panama connects the town of Boquete to the town of Cerro Punta along the edge of the Baru Volcano, the highest mountain in Panama at 11,398 feet. The trail cuts through the cloud forest along the Talamanca mountain range. The trail rises from a deep valley through gigantic ancient oaks, magnolias and [...]
Wildlife in Panama Plowing into the jungle near the Rio Obispo looking for birds, I immediatly saw a Crimson-bellied woodpecker, a sirystes and a type of trogon showing off a small butterfly he had taken. A green iguana crossed the path, far too fast for me to take a picture and I made a made [...]
Last Saturday was a blustery one and we set off in the hot-air balloon hoping to drop down into the Rio Grande Gorge near John Dunn Bridge. Instead, we set off to the north on a bit of a wild ride toward the Colorado border and into El Rio Grande del Norte National Monument [...]
North Crestone Colorado October on the North Crestone creek route in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness of Colorado. …the Sangre de Cristo mountains are fault-block mountains and are no less grand. Sharply uplifted blocks and high pointed pinnacles characterize the Sangre de Cristo mountains creating one of the most stunning Colorado landscapes. The third largest [...]
Rio Grande Gorge Our big river begins way up in the wilderness peaks of Colorado, passing nearly 2,000 miles to the Gulf of Mexico where it limps, putrid and polluted to the sea. Here in Taos, the river wends through the chasms of the Rio Grande Gorge on its way south. At it’s deepest, here [...]
Pollination is vital. That fact is that nearly 90% of all plant species need the help of animals to act as pollinators. About 75% of the crops grown world-wide for human consumption likewise depend on plant pollinators to propagate. Nature didn’t let us down. There are something like 200,000 different species of animals around the [...]
Scary Picture Monsoons again and again. I know. Sorry but it is the best time of year in Northern New Mexico as far as I am concerned. Here is a shot from just over the border in Southern Colorado’s San Luis Valley. The perspective is looking southwest at the two great dormant volcanoes of the borderlands. Ute [...]
Dragonfly Photos My son and I sat next to the Rio Grande fishing this morning with our friends David and Ian after a glorious night under the stars. A helicopter passed overhead and there was a hint of smoke wafting up from the south. There was a wind and it was hot but the [...]
I’m not sure of the species so, if you know, please help me out. The flower photographs I get in the alpine meadows of the Southern Rockies are my favorites. This one was budding in Taos Ski Valley yesterday afternoon. ##
The kids and I took a picnic and a very easy hike up in the Taos Ski Valley to the waterfall just above the grassy ski slopes above The Bavarian. We ate tuna with crackers, fresh tomatoes from the garden and then some M&Ms for good measure Then we played with pictures of the waterfall. How close [...]
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- Twenty-One Beautiful Birds of Panama – Birdgasm! March 12, 2013
- Spring Rainstorm Pictures – My Shot of the Day – April 1, 2013 April 1, 2013
- Seeking Some Sassy Ceviche at the Fish Market in Panama City February 26, 2013
- Arabian Sea Sunset April 23, 2013
- Balloon Rides and Taos Mesa from Above May 17, 2013
- Evening Rain on the Colombine Hondo Wilderness Study Area – My Shot of the Day – May 16, 2013 May 16, 2013
- Spring in Taos New Mexico – My Shot(S) of the Day – May 13, 2013 May 13, 2013
- Ute Mountain, County of Taos – My Shot of the Day – May 9, 2013 May 9, 2013
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