Story and photos by Chuck Graham The sturdy coast live oaks gently swayed during a light, southeast wind. Their crunchy leaves rattled and cracked with each wispy gust on the shaded, four-mile-out-and-back Cerro San Luis Obispo Trail, surrounded by the...
Story and photos by Chuck Graham I left the Whitney Portal Trailhead right at midnight, the sheer granite gorge brightening under another starry Eastern Sierra night. Elevation at the trailhead is just under 8,400 feet, and the summit of Mount...
Story by By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski and photos by Dave Karasinski Simply put: Quebec City is magical. Filled with charm, charisma and a happy spirit, the city is bustling at midnight, with revelers spilling out of bars and restaurants. They kiss each...
Story and photos by Chuck Graham Standing at an overlook in Peninsula State Park, on Door County Peninsula in Wisconsin, it was difficult to imagine the surrounding waters of Green Bay, an arm of Lake Michigan, being anything other than...
The untouched wilderness of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Story and photos by Chuck Graham From my limestone perch, doing my best to meld into a lichen-covered cathedral, I watched 18 Dall sheep gradually grazing across layers of permafrost, peat moss...
Story and photos By Vince Burns More than four years after the Thomas Fire, it’s time to assess its lingering effects on our Los Padres National Forest. The giant fire was officially “contained” in January 2018 after wiping out hundreds...
by Leslie A. Westbrook I arrived at 8:30 pm from London to the newly renamed Barcelona-El Prat Airport right on schedule for dinner – Spanish diners are famous for eating late. After passing through customs, meeting the COVID health paperwork...
By Karen Lindell Santa Barbara County’s geography is weird. Which is probably why its wines taste so wonderful. The region’s mountains run east to west rather than north to south, with valleys that open to the ocean, allowing fog and ocean...
Story and photos by Chuck Graham t wasn’t rain falling in the rainforest of the Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica, but it was raining leaves, bushels of them floating beneath the canopy that was so...
by George Medovoy  |  Photos by Tomer Zadok Tomer Zadok sees the world from a commanding position that others can only dream of. The 56-year-old El Al pilot, who flies the Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Tel Aviv to destinations around the...