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Arctic Norway (Feb 15 – Mar 3, 2017)
4 of us spent 15 days in Northern Norway in February 2017 to experience the arctic winter and photograph the spectacular Northern Lights. This is the day-by-day blog with photographs of the trip. We spent a day in Oslo before we flew into Leknes on Feb 17 morning. We spent a week in Lofoten Islands staying in different villages. We then boarded the Hurtigruten ship on the night of Feb 24 to go to Tromsø. We spent 4 days exploring the area before heading to Alta. After spending 2 days there we got back to Oslo.

Part 2 of the Arctic Norway post is here.

Iceland (Mar 19-26, 2019)
This is a day-by-day diary with photographs of the trip to Western & Southern Iceland to photograph waterfalls and other hotspots with my friends Lai & Nelson.

Iceland (Mar 17-29, 2016)
This is a day-by-day diary with photographs of the trip to Western & Southern Iceland to photograph waterfalls and the Northern Lights. Each image also shows where it was captured.

Berlin in One Day (March 2018)
14 hours walking tour of Berlin. Pictures were captured with a pair of Full Frame Nikon DSLRs and an iPhone8.

My Top 10 U-Bahn Stations of Berlin
One morning while visiting Berlin it rained and I used the opportunity to check out some of the U-Bahn stations with unique architectures/styles. Here is my Top 10 List.

4 Days in Rome (October 2018)
This is a day-by-day diary of our visit to Rome in October 2018.

2 Days in Florence (October 2018)
This is a day-by-day diary of our visit to Florence in October 2018.

Oregon and Washington State (USA)

Fall Colors in the Mt. Rainier National Park (Late Sep – Mid Oct 2021)
Morning trips to Mt. Rainer National Park to experience fall foliage.

Mt. Baker & Mt. Shuksan (Oct 2012)
Although the area is renowned for winter activities such as skiing and snowshoeing, I consider early October to be one of the best times to visit the Mt. Baker Ski area. The highlights are the fall foliage along the Artist Point and other trails and the Mt. Shuksan reflections at both Picture Lake and Highwood Lake.

West Coast of Olympic Peninsula (June 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.

Northern Olympic Peninsula, WA (May 2022)
Two-day trip to the Northern Olympic Peninsula to photograph Sol Duc Falls, Madison Creek Falls, Ludlow Falls and Point Wilson Lighthouse

Olympic Peninsula, WA (Early May 2014)
Two-day trip to the Olympic peninsula to photograph a few waterfalls, Hoh rainforest, sunset at La Push and the Point No Point Lighthouse.

Waterfalls & Streams of the Quinault Rainforest
This short blog entry highlights the top waterfalls and streams in the Quinault Rain Forest that is part of the Olympic National Park in the state of Washington.

Day Trip to the Quinault Rainforest (April 29, 2021)
This is a short report of a day trip to the Quinault Rain Forest to photograph some of its waterfalls on April 29, 2021.

2019 Late Spring in the Palouse (May-June 2019)
May-June is a great time to visit the famous Palouse in Eastern Washington. Here are my favorite images from the trip.

My Top 25 Photo Spots in the Palouse
After having driven over 1000 miles in the Palouse, here are my top 25 spots. It was tough for me to discard a number of beautiful spots to select the top 25.

Oregon Coast & Crater Lake (Jun 2014)
-day trip in the summer of 2014 along the Oregon Coast from Cannon Beach to Bandon Beach and to Crater Lake National Park and Silver Falls State Park in Oregon.

Columbia River Gorge, OR (Oct 2016)
-day trip to the Columbia Gorge area to photograph the fall foliage around the waterfalls.

Solar Eclipse Trip (Aug 20-25, 2017)
Visit to Oregon to experience the awesome solar eclipse and view various spots along the Oregon Coast.

Other 48 States of the United States

Yellowstone and Grand Teton NP (Sep 2014)
Visit to the majestic Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks in September 2014 to photograph the fall colors and the geysers over 8 days.

Denali National Park (August 2016)
One week trip to Alaska from Seward in the South to the Denali National Park in the North. Key highlights include Mt Denali, Exit Glacier near Seward, Fjord cruise from Whittier, and spots along the Seward Highway between Anchorage and Whittier.


Baja California Trip (Feb-Mar 2015)
The top 3 tour highlights of the 8-day trip were the boulderfields of Cataviña, grey whales in the Guerrero Negro lagoon, and the beautiful town of San Ignacio.

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