Yosemite: Above the Valley

“Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir Yosemite. Just hearing the┬áname relaxes mind and body. Yosemite’s┬ádramatic granite rock faces, lush valleys, enchanted forests, and majestic waterfalls attract visitors from across the globe. This […]

Peruvian Amazon

The jungle isn’t for the faint-hearted. Mosquitos, snakes, spiders, jaguars, wild boars, and many other creatures wreak psychological, and at times, physical havoc on jungle dwellers. If that isn’t enough, the humidity fosters an environment suitable for tropical diseases. Primal predator/prey relationships shape the jungle hierarchy. The dense vegetation allows predators, like jaguars, to stalk […]