Category Archives: Exploration

The Wild Deserts of California and the Eastern Sierra Nevada

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The Jungles of Kaua’i: In Search of the ʻIʻiwi

Princeville Tunnels Beach and Maniniholo Dry Cave Kilauea Point Hanalei Bay Hono’Onapali Natural Reserve Area and the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park Waimea Canyon and Koke’e State Park Return to Princeville

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Dinosaur Excavation in Montana

The Cause November 18th, 2010 Jack Horner comes to the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum to talk about the excavations going on at Egg Mountain. I have the chance to meet him, and am invited to join excavations with him and the Museum of the Rockies. I gift him my origami Brachiosaurus. May 2014 After […]

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Traveling in Japan: Origami Origins

Tokyo Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park Odawara Kyoto Japanese Origami Academic Society Today marks my fateful encounter with the most elusive and wonderful of papers. The crisp, thin, and forgiving origamido paper. Their last sheet available for a mere 1000¥. Reserved for a special occasion. Post by おりがみはうす Origami House.

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Exploring Iceland

While exploring the island that continuously renews itself from volcanism, one has the unique opportunity to watch life create color, soil, and ecosystems from nothing more than black rock, wind, and rain. On Iceland it is clear that nothing is native. All the animals and plants of Iceland arrived there from parts across the earth. […]

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The Cuyama Badlands and Tales from the Carrizzo Plain

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Colorado Plateau Expeditions

Colorado Plateau June 2013 Colorado Plateau June 2011

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The Pacific Coast and the Channel Islands

Santa Cruz Island Channel Islands Class Trip February 2016 Mad Dash to Santa Cruz Island October 2013 Sailing to Santa Cruz Island February 2013 The Geology of Santa Cruz Island Part II October 2011 Geology of Santa Cruz Island November 2010 The Santa Barbara Harbor The Anchorage by Night August 2014 Santa Barbara Harbor Fireworks […]

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The Western Sierra Nevada

Yosemite National Park September 2016 Sequoia National Forest May 27, 2015 Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks February 2014 Sequoia National Park June 2009 Yosemite National Park August 2000

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The San Bernardino Mountains

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