Wildlife rules in the NWT (the Northwest Territories): In one day, I saw 3 black bears, two herds of wood bison, a moose, a garter snake, a red-tailed hawk and pelicans that live in the rapids.
Black bear, NWT, Canada

The post is the first in a series of posts from the NWT  in Canada. I thought I was lucky to get within 100 feet of grizzly bears in the Khutzeymateen Valley outside Prince Rupert in British Columbia (and as you can see by the cub photos in that post, I was). Little did I […]


Pictures from a wildlife excursion to the Khutzeymateen Valley, a grizzly bear sanctuary outside Prince Rupert in northern British Columbia.
Grizzly bears, Prince Rupert

This is first of a series of posts from Prince Rupert, British Columbia. When I posted this on Facebook a few days ago, people didn’t think it was real. “That has GOT to be a guy in a bear suit,” several friends said. But it was indeed real – and just one of five bears […]


Japan in Jan: Snow Monkeys

by Chris on January 12, 2012

All my life, I’ve wanted to see a snow monkey. The saga of how we found them, in the mountains near Nagano, Japan.
snow monkey in a pool, Japan

Every once in a while, you come upon something in your travels that goes beyond the ordinary, something that makes you grab your camera and thank whatever deity you believe in for the life that you get to live. For me, that moment came in Jigokudani monkey park in the Japanese Alps, when I stood […]