Thailand’s Islands

Thailand’s Islands

Traveling across Thailands islands for three weeks. Lot’s of water sports and spectacular sunsets at numerous locations. Phuket is always crowed in February with all the tourists partying and dancing to the late night beats. But up on the hill overlooking….

Electric Bicycles

Electric Bicycles

Electric Bicycles. Humans pale in comparison to the avian species when it comes to physical endurance but put a human on a bicycle and they are out ahead of the flock. Add some electrical assist to the equation and it becomes….

Mt Rainier

Mt Rainier

I awoke one morning in Seattle with Mt Rainier staring at my. It had beckoned before but this morning I answered it’s summons. I got on line and booked a climbing expedition with RMI. The next month while back in China working I prayed that the weather would be….

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, and is considered to be the key site for worship in the country. It is a massive structure highlighted by its four touring minarets….

Shanghai Photo Walk

Shanghai Photo Walk

Shanghai at night is secondly only to Hong Kong in my opinion for its lights, buildings and water ways. Join me on a night photo walk to some of the ‘hot spots’ and take as many photos as you can. More is better in this case. There are….

Airplanes around the world

Airplanes around the world

Airplanes have been a big part of my life and I have flown over 50 different types from small one seater biplanes to large commercial aircraft. I have this folder full of pictures sitting on my hard drive so I have decided to share them with you. It’s a bit of a….

October in Seattle

October in Seattle

Seattle recoded this October as being the wettest in history. I just moved back here after spending the last seven years living in Japan. The fall colors were on full display and I was out to see them both in the rain and on the few sunny days we did have.  As an aviator I like….

Mikkeli – Finland

Mikkeli – Finland

Finland has always been dear to my heart as I spent many childhood summers there playing in the forests and swimming in the lakes. This past summer I returned for a family re-union on the shores of lake….

United Arab Emirates – Dubai

United Arab Emirates – Dubai

Off to the United Arab Emirates. The schedule worked better for me to fly from Japan to Dubai through Hong Kong. I flu with Cathay Pacific and saw my first Airbus A350 looking very dapper in their  livery. You never know I might get a chance to fly one of these myself one day.