Arctic Circle

Arctic Circle

Monday morning drive from Akureyri to Dalvik to catch the 9:00 o’clock ferry to the island of Grimsey; the only place in Iceland that extends into the Arctic Circle. Rough 3-hour ferry ride, not ideal for anyone prone to sea sickness. There were several such people on...
Seydisfjordur Iceland

Seydisfjordur Iceland

According to the guidebook: “If you explore only one town in the Eastfjords, Seydisfjordur should be it. Made up of multi-colored wooden houses and surrounded by snowcapped mountains and cascading waterfalls.” On this day the surroundings were obscured by dense fog...
Canyoneering Karma

Canyoneering Karma

Be sure to check out and join our meetup group at: Canyoneering Karma La Canada Flintridge, CA 3,636 Canyoneers Welcome to the Canyoneering Karma Meetup GroupOur group exists to serve; to help you learn, practice and hone technical canyoneering skills; to meet other...
Respect

Respect

“OMG! Can you believe that guy? He almost ran right into me!” Actually, I couldn’t believe the woman who said that. I was stuck behind her group of around ten people, who were descending this section of trail three abreast. It would have been a...
Dr Carlson?

Dr Carlson?

It popped up on the kiosk when I was signing in for a flight from LAX to Hong Kong. DR CARLSON RICHAR. Somehow the D at the end of Richard and my middle initial – R – got moved to the front of the line. I brought it to the ticket agent’s attention, but she...