This summer I found myself hiking a wonder! Smith Rock State Park is located in central Oregon’s High Desert and is the perfect stop-over for anyone on a road trip in the Beaver State. What amazed me the most was the sheer cliffs and the reddish-orange hue, but I was also surprised by the overwhelming crowds. Smith Rock has been labeled as one of the “Seven Wonders” of Oregon. As a consequence, don’t… Read More
Sometimes a hike takes away my breath, not physically, but rather emotionally. It’s exactly what happened when I hiked to see The Wave on the Utah-Arizona state border. This remote and unspoiled desert landscape is a geologic treasure. At the scene, I spent nearly 4 hours soaking in the surreal beauty. I also had my best lunch moment ever. No café in the world can offer such a spectacular setting. Why is… Read More
Death Valley is more than just Badwater and record high temperatures. Grab a 4×4 Jeep to see the vast and empty-seeming landscape in a new way. I took off for a day trip to see Barker Ranch, a remote place free of tourists but with a lot of history to tell. It was the last hideout of Charles Manson and his followers. The Manson Family was like a cult and hid at… Read More
Fear of hiking in the desert? Heat is part of the game. Embrace it and you’ll be fine. Yes, desert hiking can be dangerous, but if you plan ahead, then a travel in the desert can be an adventure. I’ve done a lot of summer hiking in the American Southwest, and I’m fully aware of all the hazards. I had to learn from scratch as I’m from a country where the weather… Read More
Finally! I’m going to hike the Wave this year in May. After four failed attempts, I finally won a permit in the online lottery. Hiking The Wave is the ultimate photo-adventure. Obviously I’m excited about the hike but also the opportunity to photograph one of the most stunning places in the world. Expect the wild! There are no established trails in Coyote Buttes North, where The Wave is the main geological feature…. Read More
They fired me for traveling too much, I booked Everest Base Camp Trek the next thing!
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