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Archive for October 2009

Open thread: student questions and answers

Dear students, Thank you for taking the time to write, and for your nice words about my images. Above all, I hope that the article got you interested enough that you will be inspired to go and see those places for yourself. Ask your parents to take you to a National Park ! If you […]

New images: Allagash Wilderness Waterway and the Lacroix Locomotives (with directions), Maine

I’ve posted new images of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, the third installment of images of the Maine North Woods (trip report). There are not a lot of places where you can be hiking through a remote forest and suddenly stumble upon huge, rusting, but otherwise well-preserved, steam locomotives, stuck one hundred miles from the closest […]

New images: Moosehead Lake, Maine

I’ve posted new images from Moosehead Lake in Maine, the second installment of images of the Maine North Woods (trip report). Moosehead Lake, the largest in Maine, sits in a beautiful area of the Maine North Woods. The lake, bordered by low mountains and rolling hills, features an intricate lakeshore (280 miles long) and more […]

A day of diving in the Channel Islands

This past Saturday, I dived one of the most beautiful sites I had seen. Although I had done three trips to the California Channel Islands before, I had never gotten into the water there. Part of the reason was that, being used to diving in warm waters, my only diving experiences in California, near Monterey, […]

New images: Baxter State Park, Maine

I’ve posted new images from Baxter State Park in Maine. This is the first installment of images of the Maine North Woods (trip report). Second installment next week. Baxter State Park is one of the largest wilderness areas in the North East of the US (the only other comparable area are the Adirondacks in upstate […]

QT Luong’s images featured in Common Ground

Quang-Tuan Luong’s images of the National Parks are featured in the Fall 2009 issue of Common Ground, the official magazine of the National Park Service published for the Heritage Community. They run in an article discussing the National Parks film by Ken Burns. The issue also has articles about Ansel Adams, and Japanese-born painter Chiura […]

The Maine North Woods

I just returned from a trip to an area of north western Maine known as the Maine North Woods. I envisioned it as an extension of my work on the National Parks. There has been since 1994 interest in the creation of a new Maine Woods National Park there. Of course, the idea to possibly […]