Category Archives: Travel

Autumn Beauty in a Japanese Garden

Some of the most colorful spots to visit during the autumn season is a Japanese garden. There is usually one located in major city parks, often hidden in a secluded area, nestled within the confines of a quiet, natural area. … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Autumn’s Color Palette

  I recently spent a day in Mount Rainier National Park to immerse myself in autumn’s color palette. The color intensity was off the scale! Perhaps this was because plants were already stressed from the unusually hot and dry summer … Continue reading

Posted in Landscape, Nature, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Exploring Washington’s Southwest Coastline

It’s been a while, but I was able to get back Cape Disappointment State Park, located along Washington’s most southwestern coastline, near the mouth of the mighty Columbia River. This park is one of the state’s most beautiful, hidden gems. … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Summer Blooms at Point Defiance Park Gardens

Wow! Such spectacular blooms and colors can be viewed right now at the Point Defiance Park floral gardens in Tacoma, Washington. The Rose garden, Fuchsia garden, Dahlia garden, and main gardens are all at their peak bloom. Below you will … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Trails, Trains, and a Golf Course

Yesterday I took a hike along the Chambers Bay Loop that circles the Chambers Bay Golf Course, in University Place, Washington. It is a 3.25 trail that involves some serious incline. In the above image, you can see part of … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments