India-2008

India-2008

2008 I traveled to India and completed the “Chota” Char Dham by visiting the four Hindu temples; Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedranath and Badrinath. Journal-The loose dirt gave way under my feet, spilling rocks down the slope as I made my way to the river. I reached the bank and stepped on a flat rock where I [...]

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Fall Has Arrived

Fall Has Arrived

Meadow Mountain After driving miles on a maze of logging roads we hiked straight up a ridge that led to the top of a rock strewn summit. The weather started out fine but changed quickly once on top. I enjoyed sitting sheltered behind some boulders as the cold wind swirled the clouds through the trees…*Blueberries are [...]

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Antarctica

Antarctica

Random thoughts going back a number of years to the trip to Antarctica.”Glittering white, shining blue, raven black, in the light of the sun the land looks like a fairy tale. Pinnacle after pinnacle, peak after peak, crevassed, wild as any land on our globe, it lies, unseen, and untrodden.” Roald Amundsen Journal Entry- 2001 [...]

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Tibet, 2010

Tibet, 2010

This summer I was able to travel to Tibet and complete the kora (circumventing) of Mt. Kailash. It was a very arduous journey but transforming. Journal entry-2010 The trail rolled over another rocky bulge of earth and I looked ahead at the body that lay stretched out on the dirt. His arms reached out in [...]

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