Iceland: Worth the hype?

Iceland’s hot! Errr…I mean the new “world’s most popular” destination. Easy to get to/navigate around, safe, folks speak English. Plus crazy scenery you don’t normally see at home. Been in any glowing Ice Caves lately? Right I figured that....

Visiting Arches/Canyonlands in Winter? Am I nuts?

Our national parks offer incredible scenery, well-marked trails & great park rangers. Ergo you’re less likely to get lost and left for dead while exploring.  The bad news; others have discovered this! Want to avoid the crowds & get a little solitude!...

Patagonia Dreaming!

Ever toyed with the crazy idea of visiting Patagonia? The long 9,000-mile trip yielded amazing photos and world-class trekking!   Patagonia is located at the southern tip of South America. Go any further and you’re practically atop the South Pole. My 12-day trip...

Great Fall Color In The Smoky Mountains

October is a magical time to travel to Townsend Tennessee, a gateway to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Happily, this year the leafs decided to change colors literally as I was pulling into town.Lucky break! I had the opportunity to combine photography with...

Is Glacier Nat Park the best?

I’m sick and tired of folks asking…”Spritzler…what’s your fav, National Park. You’re a nature photographer…seen them all. So?”. I can’t possibly begin to answer that. Each park is an individual snowflake, special, unique with features that set it apart…errr…Ok. It’s...

Glacier National Park Fall 2014

I’ve been been chomping at the bit to explore Glacier for many years. This September seemed like the perfect op as the park was starting to show it’s fall colors and the park’s summer crowds were subsiding. In fact with only 2 of the park’s 10...

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