Dunsmuir

Dunsmuir is best-known in landscape photography circles as the home of Mossbrae Falls; a rather unique waterfall that is probably the most often photographed location in the Mount Shasta region. Access has been illegal for the past several years due to railroad safety concerns so I skipped it on this visit. (Sorry to disappoint but …

McCloud Falls

It had been ten years since my one and only visit to the Mount Shasta region. During my previous visit, I had planned on camping for a week but I ended up badly dehydrated after one day due to the hot summer weather so I cut the trip short and went home the following day. …

The Eighth Wonder of the World

Teddy Roosevelt once called Burney Falls, “the eighth wonder of the world”.  While there is some stiff competition for that title, Burney Falls didn’t disappoint. I’ve seen a number of waterfalls in my lifetime and Burney Falls is one of the best for sure. It’s not a large waterfall nor has a large volume of …

I Flew on a Jetplane

I just got back from a vacation to Canada with my mom. I hadn’t taken a real vacation in several years as most of my other travels during that time were for freelance work and stock photography. My mom’s family lives in Vancouver and she had been talking about wanting to go up there for …