Last weekend on the drive back from a hiking trip in the Swiss Canton of Glarus, my faithful Saab 900 and I were to get on the wrong side of an Alpine thunderstorm.Read More
The premise was strange: "the weirdest vacation ever". The prospects were looking good: a bunch of chocolate and a potential Yeti costume. The flights were booked and along came Toby.
I had lured him with the promise of a great Yeti-chasing adventure fueled by free chocolate (thanks to Lindt). The chocolate manufacturer was looking for brand ambassadors and the idea of unlimited chocolate for life (I'm just going to assume that's part of the deal) was very enticing.Read More
After a brief break from entering photos to international competitions, I've started submitting selections again. The first set is a collection of nightscapes for the International Landscape Photographer of the Year Award which contains some familiar and some unfamiliar images.Read More
A few weeks ago Dave and I went for a little Sunday drive to the Gotthard Pass. Initially we were headed to the Sanatorio del Gottardo down the other side of the valley, but time constraints kept us on the sane side. Instead we wandered around the Passhöhe, explored some little bunkers, and took a sneak peak of an abandoned hotel further down the road.Read More
"Do we need a raincoat?"
"Nah, I think we'll be back before it hits"
...and that's how this adventure with Mike and Ed (the Adventure Dog) began. It was a breezy morning with an early-ish start. Rain and thunder were on the menu for later in the afternoon, but we weren't expecting to be out at that time.Read More
The Sustenpass, on the border of Kanton Uri and Bern, is a pretty spectacular place. It's awesome, in the most literal sense. From the first few turns of the winding alpine road to the enormous boulders laying beneath the various glaciers- this place has a lot in store.Read More