Vernazza from the Sea (Cinque Terre, Italy)

View of Vernazza from the Sea

On one of our days in the Cinque Terre, we decided to take the ferry from village to village in order to see and photograph them from the Ligurian Sea.  The panorama image here came as we departed Vernazza and headed towards the next village over – Monterosso al Mare. The sea was pretty calm … Read more…

My Favorite Travel Calendar – 2013 Edition

Travel Calendar 2013

This past Monday night I put up on my office wall the 2013 edition of my favorite travel calendar: ‘1,000 Places To See Before You Die’ by Patricia Schultz. It’s a really good calendar, even for the casual ‘armchair’ traveler. Lots of good travel photos, descriptions, and summary itineraries focused on one destination per month. … Read more…

White Dome & Caribbean Sea (Cancun, Mexico)

White Dome & Caribbean Sea

This shot isolates a bright white dome and spire against a backdrop of the Caribbean Sea in Cancun, Mexico.  This is part of a Riu resort complex we stayed at, visible from an elevated sundeck area. The resort’s pool and beach areas just below this view were buzzing with activity, but you’d never know it … Read more…

Gifts of the Ancient Mayans (Mexico)

Gifts of the Maya - Riviera Maya, Mexico

This image depicts an ancient Mayan presenting a gift of corn.  This may be Yumil Kaxob, the Mayan maize (or mais) god.  I shot this one at a resort’s jungle garden in the Riviera Maya region, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  The original had fairly muted colors in it, so I converted here to black and white.