Adventures in Bali 4: Tanah Lot, Uluwatu, Ubud & Padangbai – Travel Photographer
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Adventures in Bali 4: Tanah Lot, Uluwatu, Ubud & Padangbai – Travel Photographer

The final chapter of my trip to Bali includes the southern areas of the island: Beaches, Monkeys and Uluwatu temple on the Bukit Peninsula, The lotus temple and scenery surrounding Ubud, and the blue lagoon at Padangbai. Enjoy these last highlights from a trip that left me wanting more!  That’s all, folks! Where should I go…

Adventures in Bali Part 2: Besakih & Batur – Travel Photographer
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Adventures in Bali Part 2: Besakih & Batur – Travel Photographer

More from Bali! Traveling through the central part of the area saw the mother temple, Besakih, one of the oldest and largest standing hindu temples. I did the pre-dawn hike to the summit/crater rim of the powedery Batur volcano to see the peaks of Mt Agung and further Mt Rinjani on Lombok Island at sunrise….

Adventures in Bali Part 1: Amed – Travel Photographer
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Adventures in Bali Part 1: Amed – Travel Photographer

The quiet seaside area of Amed was my first stop in Bali. Waking up to the glorious sight of Mt. Agung towering over the coast was breathtaking, and the sunsets over the beach were stunning. I hiked the 1,700 stairs to the top of Lempuyang, a sweltering and holy experience with monkeys and a gorgeous temple. Everything is…

New Zealand – March 17th
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New Zealand – March 17th

Continued from March 15th. (Nothing interesting happened on March 16th.) One of the best days of my life started at the Otorohanga Kiwi House, a bird sanctuary.  The kiwis are housed in a nocturnal exhibit, and no photography is allowed.. but there *may* have been a time when I was the only one in there,…

New Zealand- March 15th
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New Zealand- March 15th

Continued from March 14th. I slept in because Tropical Storm Luci came into New Zealand this day and the next.  The winds started gusting quite strongly, disrupting the black swans on Lake Taupo. You can purchase prints of these images (and more) here!  Driving southwest towards Tongariro National Park, I stopped a few times for pockets of sunlight as it started…

New Zealand – March 8th
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New Zealand – March 8th

A little recap of my day’s adventures in New Zealand and a few photo highlights. Please email me to purchase a print or canvas of any of these images, and view the full Auckland Area gallery here.  I packed a plum in my sweater pocket.. later stuck my hand in said pocket to retrieve phone…..