Fall in Sedona

Islands of stone in a sea of sand

Richard Charpentier Arizona, HDR, hiking, Notes from Rich, Off Road Adventures, Photography 7 Comments

A little over a week ago a phone call came in.  Contract in California.  Weekends free, what to do, what to do. It was my friend of nearly 20 years, Tom.  Months ago the wireless carrier downsizing pinched his job, …

The Novice Off-roader continued: Respect for the Nissan Titan, and other random lessons

Richard Charpentier Arizona, Notes from Rich, Off Road Adventures Leave a Comment

The trip to Coyote Buttes and White Pocket led to many lessons about the Arizona back country and “off-roading.”  In the end, I’ll be checking out Overland Journal a lot more!  I’ve also subscribed to their RSS feed from the …

Desert Airstream

White Pocket: Day three of the adventure

Richard Charpentier Airstream Blogs, Canon Cameras, hiking, Notes from Rich, Off Road Adventures, Photographing Arizona, Photography, RLC Design 1 Comment

Ah, so now we’ve come to it.  White Pocket.  The driving force behind this recent trip. After first seeing images of White Pocket I knew I had to go there.  The “brain rocks,” the strange banding, the completely surreal landscape.  …

Another vintage silver palace

The Coyote Buttes Trip Day 1: Prescott to the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

Richard Charpentier Arizona, hiking, Notes from Rich, Off Road Adventures, Photography, RLC Design 3 Comments

Rather than attempting to wrap a 4 day trip into 1 massive post I’ve decided to break the whole trip up.  There’s way too much to cover, I’m still recovering from the trip (in a good way), and the photo …