A Grand West Coast Train Adventure on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight

Amtrak's Coast Starlight: A Grand West Coast Train Adventure from LA to Seattle

All aboard! Last December Ian and I jumped on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train — simply to experience a new method of getting from Point A to Point B — and it became one of our most off-beat and unexpectedly enjoyable travel adventures yet.

If you’re looking for a short and unique getaway that won’t require spending all of your savings, this 35-hour train ride could be your perfect trip. Continue reading

Shot of the Week: Colchuck Lake (Washington, USA)

Shot of the Week: Colchuck Lake, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Washington on northtosouth.us

After hiking 4 miles, we were treated to a gorgeous view of Colchuck Lake, a bright blue alpine lake in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in Washington, on Sunday, October 12, 2014.

The above photo is a stitched panorama of photos taken with my Sony a6000 and Sony E 20mm f/2.8 lens.  Continue reading

Shot of the Week: Marmot Munch (Washington, USA)

A hoary marmot chows down on some greens at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington, USA on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

The above video was recorded using my Sony a6000 and Sony E 20mm f/2.8 lens.  Continue reading