If I had lost the original of this photo, tears would have flowed. Good News: My photos are not lost forever. Bad News: They are sitting in the same FedEx/Kinkos where I dropped them off on April 7. in Sydney, My friend Amy, to whom the photos were addressed to, got a call from Australia [...]
My tour bus on the beach at Fraser Island I’m writing this in the town of Airlie Beach which is the jumping off point for the Whitesunday Islands. The drive so far has been quite pleasant. This part of Queensland is rolling hills, grass and eucalyptus trees. I’ll be writing more on my trip to [...]
All the effort I went through to back up my photos may have been for naught. I took everything to a FedEx/Kinkos store in Sydney to send it back to the US. So far, the package hasn’t been entered into the FedEx system to track packages, and there hasn’t been a charge to my credit [...]
Guidebooks often have out of date information If you have been reading the news the last few days, you have probably come across the “scandal” about the Lonely Planet writer who wrote parts of the Colombia guide book without ever traveling to Colombia. Actually, it is a non-story. He was never supposed to go to [...]
Waterfall at Sprinkbrook National Park in Queensland My very brief time in Brisbane is over. I has several people in the area who contacted me, but I wasn’t able to meet up with anyone. My apologies to everyone. Queensland is really big. It is bigger than Alaska and 2.5x bigger than Texas. I still have [...]
The Parliment Building in Ottawa, Ontario. This was during the same trip which took me to Iceland in 2000. This photo was taken with a pocket camera. It is amazing to see how much digital cameras and my photography have changed since then.