Travel

Idaho Falls, ID

Idaho Falls, ID

It’s our first driving day of our 2018 See the American Desert road trip. After having departed Calgary, Alberta in the morning, we drive due South. Once we cross the U.S. border, we join U.S. Interstate I-15, and it is glorious.  Much of I-15 through Montana and into Idaho has […]

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Utah roadside wildlife

Utah roadside wildlife

On the barb wire fence next to a state highway maintenance shed, somebody had hung this skull, it was still ‘fresh’ as far as we could tell, with fur still covering the skin and meat still on the back of it.

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Flagstaff, Arizona. Trains, trains and more trains

Flagstaff, Arizona.  Trains, trains and more trains

We stopped at the visitor centre in Flagstaff, Arizona; it’s the old train station. Inside, as we asked one of the young women staffing the info desk about eateries, a freight train rumbled past. Various hotels and motels listed in the AAA/CAA tourist guide for Flagstaff have a notation, “Near […]

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Route 66 – America’s “Mother Road”

Route 66 – America’s “Mother Road”

Our road trip to see the American deserts provided the opportunity to put the new Fujifilm X-T2 camera to the test. The X-T2 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, with the ‘kit’ 18-55mm zoom lens.  It’s lighter and smaller than my standard Canon 5d MkII full-frame camera, making it the […]

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Travel memories – China, 2009

Travel memories – China, 2009
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Travel memories – 2011 MRT (Motorcycle Rally for Travelers) Rally, Toad Rock Campground, BC

Travel memories – 2011 MRT (Motorcycle Rally for Travelers) Rally, Toad Rock Campground, BC

 

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Travel memories – Prince Rupert tour 2010

Travel memories – Prince Rupert tour 2010
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Travel memories – Oregon, 2013

Travel memories – Oregon, 2013
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Travel memories – Gillette, Wyoming

Travel memories – Gillette, Wyoming

A few images from our 2008 tour to Gillette, Wyoming for the BMW national rally.  Some great memories riding with good friends.

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Fujifilm X-T2 – we buy into a new, smaller, lighter camera system for travel

Fujifilm X-T2 – we buy into a new, smaller, lighter camera system for travel

Let’s face it.  Camera equipment is expensive, especially if you’re a photo ‘enthusiast.’ ‘Pro’ photographers have their equipment purchased for them or if they’re freelancers, they can write off (depreciate) the cost of their equipment against their income. We regular photographers have to think long and hard before buying new […]

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