Hiking in America: West Maui Mountains, Hawai’i

Maui’s West Maui Mountains offer easy to challenging hikes with stunning views of razorback peaks, plunging valleys, and lush coastal scenes.   Hiking in West Maui Mountains, Maui, Hawai’...

Spring Birding in Anchorage, Alaska

In late May, Vilis and I spent six days based in Anchorage, on Alaska’s southwest coast. As our jet approached the city, gaps in cloud revealed range after range of snow-capped peaks and snow-st...