Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: open(/home/content/98/13958498/tmp/sess_e9mdi2u849u2u2k9hn955fjil2, O_RDWR) failed: No such file or directory (2) in /home/content/98/13958498/html/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-automatic-upgrade/wordpress-automatic-upgrade.php on line 121

Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: Cannot send session cookie - headers already sent by (output started at /home/content/98/13958498/html/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-automatic-upgrade/wordpress-automatic-upgrade.php:121) in /home/content/98/13958498/html/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-automatic-upgrade/wordpress-automatic-upgrade.php on line 121

Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /home/content/98/13958498/html/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-automatic-upgrade/wordpress-automatic-upgrade.php:121) in /home/content/98/13958498/html/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-automatic-upgrade/wordpress-automatic-upgrade.php on line 121
flora

telepathic stuntman

Creative Visualization by Keven Siegert

telepathic stuntman header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'flora'

Kalalau Trail to Kalalau Beach on Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

March 6th, 2017 · 5 Comments

The Kalalau trail is located within the Na Pali Coast State Park on the north shore of Kauai, USA. It’s a one-way trail, out and back to the glorious Kalalau Beach, one of the most stunning and remote beaches in the world. There are no roads, and boats can’t land there, so the only way […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · Cooking · fauna · flora · Landscapes · love · Travel · Weather · wildlife

Trek to Clear Creek in the Grand Canyon

February 14th, 2017 · 1 Comment

      Clear Creek is a remote oasis deep within the Grand Canyon. To reach it, five of us hiked the Bright Angel Trail at sunrise to the Bright Angel Campground on the first day, then across the Clear Creek Trail to our destination on the second day.       Colorado River   […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · Cooking · fauna · flora · Landscapes · love · Weather · wildlife

Desert Botanical Gardens

February 6th, 2017 · No Comments

Textures and colors study at the Botanical Gardens                                                                      

[Read more →]

Tags: flora

Return to Big Bend National Park

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Big Bend National Park is vast and desolate, but with pockets of colorful beauty, spectacular vistas and starscapes, and teeming with wildlife! Sunrise at “The Thing” a roadside attraction east of Tucson, Arizona Window View Western Diamondback? Rat Snake? I’m not sure… Mexican art for sale on the USA side of the Rio Grande river […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · fauna · flora · Landscapes · Travel

Big Bend National Park – Terlingua, Texas

January 8th, 2017 · No Comments

                                                                                                              […]

[Read more →]

Tags: flora · funky · Landscapes · Travel

Cold Night in the Superstitions

December 9th, 2016 · No Comments

Under a sky of capricious clouds, I wandered through towering saguaros and fuzzy cholla of the Superstition Mountains, with not a soul in sight. I camped on the edge of Boulder Canyon, just north of Weaver’s Needle and enjoyed a quiet night of stargazing. It was cold, very cold… but I had the right gear […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · flora · Landscapes · Weather

Coffee Flat

December 1st, 2016 · 1 Comment

My latest painting, “Coffee Flat” is inspired by the Coffee Flat trail in the Superstition Mountains, east of Phoenix, Arizona. Acrylic – 48″ X 30″  

[Read more →]

Tags: Art · flora · funky · Landscapes · painting

Joshua Tree National Park

November 27th, 2016 · No Comments

Joshua Tree National Park is located in southwestern California and is comprised of the Mohave and Colorado Desert. It’s a massive desert, featuring numerous chollas and rock formations, but the star of the park is the enigmatic Joshua Tree. The Joshua tree is not actually a tree, but a Yucca plant, capable of surviving in […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · fauna · flora · Landscapes · Travel · Weather

Mount Wrightston, Madera Canyon and Saguaro National Park

August 14th, 2016 · 4 Comments

The clouds were hanging low to the ground and everything was soaking wet from the frequent storms during the past few days. The sky was dark and heavy with moisture. I walked silently along a trail, thickly padded with layers of pine needles. There wasn’t a breath of wind or noise of any kind and […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · fauna · flora · Landscapes · Uncategorized · Weather · wildlife

Cholla Sunrise at Phoenix Mountain Preserve

August 5th, 2016 · No Comments

A couple shots from my hike this morning…  

[Read more →]

Tags: flora · Landscapes

North Rim of the Grand Canyon

July 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Had a nice trip up to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon – it’s still really relaxed and not nearly as touristy as the South Rim. There’s a great restaurant there at the Lodge!      

[Read more →]

Tags: flora · Landscapes · love · Travel · Uncategorized

Argentine Giant in BLOOM

April 5th, 2016 · No Comments

The Argentine Giant only blooms once per year, for less than a day. I was lucky enough to see it today while testing out a new camera!

[Read more →]

Tags: flora

Backpacking in the Snowy Grand Canyon

February 14th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Note: Because of the air clarity, many of the shots in the post look fantastic full screen! Be sure to click on some of them. It’s February and snowy in the North Country, so why not try a backpacking trip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon?                                                    It sounded […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · Cooking · fauna · flora · Landscapes · Weather · wildlife

Superstition Wilderness – The Big Loop

January 28th, 2016 · 3 Comments

The weather has been perfect for backpacking, so I took the opportunity to backpack in the greatest playground ever: The Superstition Wilderness, east of Phoenix.      Saguaros – “The Three Amigos”      Cholla with Weaver’s Needle in the background        From the First Water Trailhead, I set out on the Second Water trail, looping […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · Cooking · fauna · flora

Douglas Spring Trail – Saguaro National Park

January 7th, 2016 · No Comments

My friend Bob and I recently backpacked the Douglas Spring Trail, which follows the boundary of the Saguaro National Park east pretty much the whole way to Douglas Spring campsite, 6.1 miles from the trail head. The trail is a nicely graded, uphill hike pretty much all the way to within a mile or two […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · Cooking · flora · Weather

Red Tanks Divide Loop – Superstition Wilderness

December 1st, 2015 · No Comments

My friend Matt and I just completed a challenging loop of about 25 miles through the Superstition Wilderness. We started at the Peralta Trailhead ad hiked the Dutchman’s Trail to Whiskey Springs. We hiked Whiskey Springs to Red Divide, camped just beyond the LaBarge Box Canyon and then took a side trip down the Hoolie […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · Cooking · fauna · flora · Landscapes

Adventure in the Superstitions!

October 24th, 2015 · No Comments

Completed a super challenging hike of about 25 miles in the Superstition Wilderness. Dutchman’s – Whiskey Springs – Red Tanks – Dutchman’s – Peralta Loop. I got lost several times, ran out of water, nearly nailed by a scorpion, fell three times, saw a tarantula, walked through swarms of bees, had a family of javelina […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · fauna · flora · Landscapes · wildlife

Ireland – Summer 2015

September 20th, 2015 · No Comments

                       

[Read more →]

Tags: fauna · flora · Ireland · Landscapes · love · Travel

Lotus Flowers at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England

September 16th, 2015 · No Comments

   

[Read more →]

Tags: flora

Hoodoo You Think You Are? Bryce Canyon National Park

July 16th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Under the Rim and Rigg’s Spring Trails   Conor and I have just returned from a five day backpacking trip through Bryce Canyon in southern Utah. The landscapes were spectacular, the wildlife abundant and the trail was incredibly challenging – this is NOT AN EASY HIKE! We parked the truck at the trail end, Bryce […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Camping · fauna · flora · Landscapes · Travel · wildlife


Warning: Unknown: open(/home/content/98/13958498/tmp/sess_e9mdi2u849u2u2k9hn955fjil2, O_RDWR) failed: No such file or directory (2) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct () in Unknown on line 0