Galápagos—Isla San Cristóbal

  • Underwater photo of two sea lions circling each other.
  • Photo of 11 sea lions, each on its own step of a staircase ascending from water.
  • Photo of two towers of rock separated by a small channel, with blue skies above and blue seas below.
  • photo of two dolphins playing in the waves next to a powerboat.
  • Photo of a white and black bird with bright blue, webbed feet, standing on white rock next to black rock, with bright blue ocean behind.
  • Underwater photo of two orange fish looking straight toward us, showing bright white, rounded teeth.
  • Close-up photo of a white and yellow barnacle, shaped like a cone with fanned-out legs on a black, pock-marked rock.

Galápagos—Isla Isabela

  • photo of a table and chairs on a sandy beach with one leafy tree and one bare-branched tree in the foreground and teal-to-blue ocean and clear blue sky in the background.
  • photo of three dark gray marine iguanas on a black rock with small waves in the background and two more iguanas on rocks in the foreground.
  • Photo of an underwater tunnel through brown rocks, with fish swimming through it and a sandy bottom.
  • Photo of a brown, sunlit sea turtle swimming through green water.
  • photo of six gray sharks with white-tipped tails and fins on the ocean floor.
  • Two photos: a black and white penguin standing on craggy gray rocks; and the shadowy black back of a penguin with its wings flapping underwater.
  • photo of dark red craggy rocks on the left, a curving border, and on the right, black craggy rocks.

Galápagos—Isla Santa Cruz

  • photo of a large gray land tortoise looking warily at us from under his rounded shell
  • photo of teal ocean with two islands in the distance and a wave breaking over rocks in the foreground, about to rush over three red crabs.
  • photo of two gray sea lions
  • photo of people standing at an open-air fish market on a harbor while women scrape and bag fish and a sea lion sits up at the edge of the table.
  • photo of dark gray swimming iguana slithering past rocks in clear water with a sandy bottom
  • Three photos showing (left) two blue-footed white and gray birds, (center) one white and gray bird sitting gently on two eggs, and (right) a black bird with a fully inflated red pouch.
  • photo of a rock spike poking up out of green-blue water next to brown rocky hills and a yellow crescent beach, with red rocks in the foreground and brown hills in the background.
  • photo of a large school of gray-blue fish with yellow tails swimming left to right.

Feliz Navidad from Cuenca

  • Photo of blue church domes above a courtyard with white lights in the shape of an angel.
  • Photo of leafy green trees against a blue sky with red and green flags and other decorations strung between them.
  • Photo of a small shop selling items on the street.
  • Photo of a plastic snowman with a black top hat in front of a store opening onto the street.
  • Photo of a white star in the foreground with a lit cathedral in the background.
  • Photo of a street-front shop with mannequins in it wearing Santa caps and red pajamas.
  • Photo of a cutout Santa face with "Oh Oh Oh" written on his beard.
  • Photo of a stack of human-formed dummies in a vacant lot.
  • Photo of a decorated horse in a parade bearing a young child in red, white, and green dress and a festive hat.
  • photo of prickly pear cactus with reddish-brown buds and rocky outcropping in the background
  • photo of one-story adobe buildings with brightly colored flags hanging against a blue sky
  • photo of Al next to a sign for the Rattlesnake Museum and Gift Shop and a steer skull
  • photo of Rachel's back as she looks across a steep valley toward rocky peaks
  • photo of Al's mom seated next to a handrail at the edge of a muddy, wide river
  • photo of the Monterey Motel sign against a bright blue sky
  • photo of petroglyphs on dark rocks
  • photo of tumbleweeds in front of a volcanic peak
  • photo of brightly colored paletas (iced sweet treats on sticks)
  • photo of Al and Rachel smiling against a backdrop of the Sandia hills
  • photo of snow-covered red rock cliffs and evergreen trees
  • photo of footprints in the snow on a hillside with bright blue sky overhead
  • photo of Rachel and Al overlooking a vista of a distant lake and craggy mountains.
  • photo of two yellow-leaved aspen trees with Steamboat Springs ski mountain behind them.
  • photo of a row of bare aspen trees in a field of dry grass with a mountain in the distance.
  • photo looking down from the top of a wooden ski jump platform to the lip of the jump and the landing hill below.
  • photo of a wide field of native grasses and a lone aspen tree with mountains in the distance.
  • photo of adults and young children on a swingset
  • photo of pink clouds over high mountains with dark plains in the foreground
  • photo of two bison eating grass by the side of the road
  • Photo of marina slips resting on the mud
  • photo of a hiker reflected with clouds in a small pool of water atop a cliff, overlooking a canyon with mesas
  • Photo of a huge, colorful canyon like the Grand Canyon, with the Colorado River curving through it.
  • Photo montage of 15 stone arches
  • Photo of snow-covered Park City ski trails
  • Photo of a 6-foot-tall dinosaur bone fossil with a woman next to it for comparison.
  • photo of two people pointing at a cliff with lizard petroglyphs
  • photo of three people walking up a steep, sheer rock cliff
  • Red leaves and berries frame snow-capped Mount Hood against a bright blue sky.
  • Steps painted with "We live in a world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
  • Waves roll into the rock formation known as Spouting Horn and spray up like a geyser.
  • Sunlight streams through an old-growth pine tree forest.
  • Waterfall gushes into a blue-green pool amidst lush greenery.
  • Panoramic photo of jagged snow-capped mountains
  • Two light brown small dogs curl up, asleep on a car seat.
  • Olive (a green rubber duck) poses with two pints of Bend Brewing Company ale.
  • goat pokes his nose through a fence
  • dock on lake with low water level
  • photo of dock on lake with higher water
  • photo montage of doing chores and fix-up work