• Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep

    During my recent trip to the White Mountains, I was happy to finally spot the Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep. I knew that the previous day, some visitors encountered a flock midway up the Silver Canyon Road*. Since this was the route I had planned to take, I was hopeful to find some as well. Indeed, […]


  • Bristlecone Pines under the Milky Way

    I love being outside at night and gazing at the stars. Due to the light pollution around big cities, only a small part of the night sky is visible. To avoid this, one has to travel far away to have a chance to see the dark sky glowing with stars and maybe even the milky […]


  • Postcard from White Mountains (California)

    Currently it is very hot here in the California’s White Mountains range and thunderstorms are common. The clouds start to form around noon and build-up from there. By mid-afternoon the first rain comes, which is very welcoming as the temperatures drop. After 30 minutes the rain is over and the sky starts to clear. Last […]