Vagabonds, Scoundrels and Highway Robbery

Originally posted on XPLORE:
 Vagabonds, Scoundrels and Highway Robbery, along with the shout “Stand and Deliver” would send a shiver down the spine of many in days past as bushrangers were an integral part of the Australian landscape. Recently, we had the occasion to travel into the beautiful Southern Highlands region of New South Wales.…

Yosemite’s Guardian Ansel

Originally posted on Bespoke Traveler:
My first camping trip to Yosemite National Park was inspired by the flawless black and white photographs of Ansel Adams. I was captivated and mesmerized by his perfectly tinted images of Yosemite’s brooding mountains, misted waterfalls, and valleys of green carpet. Each of his photographs held a world suspended in…