Western Olympic Peninsula (Jun 2022)
Two-Day trip to the Pacific Coast of Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. Highlights are Hoh Rainforest, La Push beach sunset, tide polls at Ruby Beach and waterfalls of Quinault rainforest.
Iceland – March 2019
10-day trip in March 2019 to Western, Southern and Eastern Iceland. Key highlights are waterfalls, churches, and glaciers.
Northern Olympic Peninsula
Two-day (May 16-17, 2022) trip to the Northen Olympic Peninsula in Washington State to experience and photograph Sol Duc Falls, Madison Creek Falls, Ludlow Falls and Point Wilson Lighthouse.
It was a cloudy day on Thursday and Mythili and I decided to drive to the Quinault rainforest and check out our favorite waterfalls. I find mid to late April to be a very good time to visit as the waterflow of the creeks is quite good. It is not as popular or crowded as…
Waterfalls & Streams of the Quinault Rain Forest
The Quinault Rain Forest, a temperate rain forest, is part of the Olympic National Park and the Olympic National Forest in the state of Washington. The forest receives an average of 12 feet of rain per year. There are 4 small but beautiful waterfalls along the creeks flowing from the Olympic mountain snow melts. Between mid…
Alaska (Aug 21-Aug 28, 2016)
Highlights From August 21 thru 28 of 2016, 2 of my cousins, Ganesh and Ramu, and I spent a week in Alaska driving between Seward in the South and the Denali National Park in North and covered about 1200 miles. Day 1 (Aug 21) – Anchorage to Alyeska We landed at the Ted Stevens International…
Solar Eclipse Trip (Aug 20-25, 2017)
August 20, 2017 (Day 1) Larry, Mythili and I rented a Ford Expedition and loaded the tent, camera equipment, sleeping bags, and food and started the drive to the town of Madras in Oregon considered to be one of the best spots to experience the solar eclipse. As all the hotels within 50 miles of…
Yellowstone and Grand Teton NP (Sep 2014)
Day 1 – Sep 19 (Seattle to Bozeman, MT to Mammoth Hot Springs. WY) My friend Larry and I visited the two great national parks in the United States, the Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons in September 2014 to photograph the spectacular fall colors. As the schools were already open, there was very little crowd.…
Columbia River Gorge, OR in the Fall of 2016
Highlights Last October, 4 of us did a 2-day trip to the Columbia River Gorge area to experience the fall colors around the popular waterfalls along the Oregon side of the river. Here is a sampling of images along with location information, and photography tips. We left Redmond, WA at 8am and after a brief…
Mt. Hood & Silver Falls State Park, Oregon
Highlights Last weekend (April 20-23, 2017), my friend Larry and I took a weekend tour around Mt. Hood and the Silver Falls State Park in Oregon. Here is a sampling of images and tips from the trip. You can view the high resolution images @ Flickr. We did about 750 miles of driving. Below is…
Iceland – March 2016
Iceland – March 17, 2016 (Day 1) Mar 17 – Drive Map (click to see the map) I landed at the Keflavik International Airport from Seattle at around 0915. Going through customs and immigration was a breeze. I didn’t have to fill out any forms – just showed the passport and walked to Baggage Claim. I…