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NZ 2017 – Aoraki to Cromwell

Third day. Hearty breakfast with lamb sausage. Rain. We hiked the Hooker Valley Track, took the steep steps up the overlook to the Tasman Glacier, and skipped out to Kea Point. There, we first heard – then saw with awe – the glaciers groan and quake on the mountain face in front of us, spewing […]

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NZ 2017 – Akaroa to Aoraki

. . . With two full months of two separate years of photos from New Zealand in the backlog, tonight I made another attack in hacking away at the mass of pictures, willy nilly. This most recent trip was in April, included a companion, and incorporated way more Tim Tams. Dickey and I left on […]

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Wild Roses – Part 3

The last leg of the journey was through the Waterton Lakes side of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, where we drove and hiked along Red Rock Canyon, stopped for a drink at the definitively haunted Prince of Wales Hotel, and continued on to Calgary at sunset, running wild through the canola fields. It was over all […]

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Wild Roses – Part 2

We pick up the roses on their way to America, Montana, and Glacier National Park. If you’re bored of wildflowers – WHATEVER, sorry/not sorry – you try not to photograph them when their faces are as lovely, varied, and knowable as people. – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

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Wild Roses – Part 1

It is rare and infrequent that I travel for pleasure and not along with some form of work. So when Bear and Blitz and I took to the skies in July, it was a real treat to fly to Calgary, play around Alberta; cross the border and bask in the glory of Glacier National Park […]

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