A short video to music of the majestic Redwoods of California’s northern coast, some of the tallest trees and lushest forests on earth. The post Video: California’s Redwood Forests appeared first on Connected Traveler.
Paul Bunyan has an axe to grind. He and his ilk don’t rule the far north of California anymore. Like comedian Rodney Dangerfield, this American folk hero “don’t get no respect.” Tearing down a swath of timber in a mighty swing is ecologically unsound and politically incorrect. A giant blue ox ploughing through the wilderness […]
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the US National Park Service, here is slide show of scenes from a drive from Las Vegas to Palm Springs, passing through the Mojave National Preserve and Joshua Tree National Park. While the desert is gorgeous in color, I see more in the tones of black and white.
On display through October 9 at San Francisco’s Palace of the Legion of Honor: Some Pieces on Display for the First Time What do contemporary American multimedia artist, William Wiley, Funk artist Roy de Forest, and early 20th century illustrator and painter Maynard Dixon have in common? One might say, “not much” until you see […]
Way back in 1983, long before the Summer Olympics, we spent a day people watching on Copacabana Beach in Rio, where volleyball is a no-hands affair. The post Video: People Watching on Copacabana Beach, Rio 1983 appeared first on Connected Traveler.