Australia ~ Eclipse

Near Perth, I crossed paths with Justin, a remarkable Canadian mountaineer, wilderness trailblazer, eclipse chaser,


Bangaan Rice Terraces, one of the five UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ifugao, were small but stunning.

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The 2022 travel map shows that most of my travels focused on Europe and then, after autumn at the university, heading for Chile and Brazil.

Chile ~ Atacama


Joining Brazilians touring Rainbow Valley (Valle del Arcoiris) in Chile's Atacama Desert. 

Germany ~ Opera

Curtain call featuring phenomenal James Kee (in a pick raincoat and underwear) after singing the lead in a radical new version

USA ~ Orcas Island

My sister Kathy's big birthday celebration on Orcas Island, Washington, USA.

Cruise Across Europe

From the Black Sea to the North Sea via the Danube, a canal, the Main, and the Rhine: Over 2,200 miles (3,500+ km)

Italy ~ Venice

I'd wanted to return to Venice since backpacking there after college. Stories of the mobs of tourists had dissuaded me.

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