Category: Adventures

  • Mount Shuksan: Blue Hour is Better, Sometimes

    Mount Shuksan: Blue Hour is Better, Sometimes

    I’m used to paying for photographs. Sometimes in the form of itchy mosquito bites. Once I paid with a badly twisted ankle. More often I pay in numb fingers and toes in the cold. Last week, staying up late to take photographs of Mount Shuksan under the stars, I expected the lost sleep, but I…

  • Tropical Birds of Costa Rica

    Tropical Birds of Costa Rica

    Manakin Magic Sun filtered through the verdant canopy. The air temperate was 80 degrees in the middle of January. It was hard to believe. I was hiking with my girlfriend on an abandoned road in Nosara, Costa Rica. Soon, we heard a faint but mesmerizing sound from the underbrush to our left. Transfixed, we moved…

  • Playa Guiones, Costa Rica

    Playa Guiones, Costa Rica

    Surfers, Birds, & Turtles Renowned for its steady waves and smooth beaches, Playa Guiones, on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula, has become a destination for surfers, yoga enthusiasts, and others in search of a tropical getaway. Location It’s a bit remarkable that so many people flock to the area’s beaches through the nearby town of Nosara.…