Journeys way off the beaten path, and the power of everyday people.

Another world.

There are some places on earth that appear otherworldly. If you are silent and see, you can hear the echoes of lands we didn't know existed. These were taken within 30 feet of each other and within 20 minutes. How different. Eastern Iceland.…

Dancing northern lights

We stand on the side of the road in darkness, the Icelandic wind whirring in my hat and hood. It is dark, and before the guys saw aurora but now it is gone. There are some green hues behind the clouds that rolled in. We wait. Some moments later,…

Good morning, adventure!

I boarded the plane from Iceland to Germany last year exhausted, my final stop on the round-the-world journey. Two guys sat next to me. They looked exhausted, too, and carried tripods. "You photographers?" That was a year ago this month…

Biloxi portraits: Mary protects this house

Fifty-three years. That’s how long the Virgin Mary has protected Dolores Barras, through storms and hard times and even Hurricane Katrina. Houses flooded, graves were uprooted in the memorial cemetery and caused destruction all over Biloxi. “But…