The Crescent City; the Big Easy; The City that Care Forgot; the Birthplace of Jazz. New Orleans goes by many names. Take a look around the city with me; here's a gallery of a few of the pictures I've taken on recent trips. I'll be adding more in the next few months.
Maybe you're like most people in that you enjoy paddling, but you stick to lakes and small rivers. Maybe, though, you're ready for a new experience. Maybe you're ready to join the growing number of paddlers who are discovering the pleasure of taking their canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) on the Mississippi and other
When you travel along the Mississippi River, it doesn’t take long to figure out that part of the charm is the small towns and big cities of the river valley. The Mississippi Valley Traveler guidebooks cover those river towns from Hastings, Minnesota to the Quad Cities, with comprehensive coverage of each community’s history, and suggestions
This is a composite of three photos taken at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers in October 2012, at Fort Defiance State Park near Cairo, Illinois; the Ohio is on the left and the Mississippi on the right. Just over a year before, the point from where I took these photos was under
Here are two pictures from Confluence Point, where the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers become one (just north of St. Louis). The Missouri River is to the left, ending its 2300-mile journey. The Mississippi River is on the right, some 1,150 miles from its headwaters in northern Minnesota. The top photo was taken just last week;
In honor of this week's return of winter, here's a picture from Itasca State Park (January 2011). Itasca State Park is a laid back place in winter: no crowds and no mosquitoes, with a stillness that is hard to find in today's world. See more Photos of the Day here. The Mississippi River at Itasca