Photos from some of my trips



The Hudson Highlands: hiking Breakneck Ridge with my friends and cruising Hudson River, May 10-11, 2008.
Visiting Napa Valley and returning from San Franscico to Denver by train, April 17-19, 2008.
Downhill skiing at Eldora Mountain Resort, January 31, 2008.
Trip to Russia, Belarus, and Turkey: December 25, 2007 - January 11, 2008.
France trip: Paris, Epernay, and Nancy, November 17 - December 1, 2007.
Fall in Boulder. On and around Halloween, 2007.
My parents' visit to Colorado, September 10 - September 16, 2007.
Hike in the Indian Peaks Wilderness of the Rocky Mountains. Mt. Toll and Pawnee Peak were summitted. August 31, 2007.
Mushroom hunting in the Brainard Lake area, August 26, 2007.
Wilderness backpacking near Durango, CO, June 21-24, 2007.
Houston and Galveston, March 15-16, 2007.
Frozen Dead Guy Days celebration in Nederland, CO. Yes, you read that right. March 10, 2007.
Snowshoeing in Winter Park, CO, February 25, 2007.
A little vacation in Playa del Carmen and Cozumel, Mexico, December 30, 2006 - January 3, 2007.
The first big blizzard! December 20, 2006.
Riding Amtrak's California Zephyr train from Denver to San Francisco for the American Geophysical Union conference, December 8 - December 16, 2006.
Taking a cog railway to the summit of Pike's Peak (14,110 ft), December 2, 2006.
My first hike in the Rocky Mountains, September 3, 2006. Jasper Peak (12,923 ft. ASL) was summited.
Another massive Europe backpacking trip: Denver-London-Helsinki-Kuopio-Savonlinna-Rovaniemi-Lulea-Trondheim-Geiranger-Hellesylt-Bergen-Oslo-Stockholm-Copenhagen-Brussels-Denver, July 18 - August 14, 2006.
Alexi's graduation from her dietetic internship in Boston, taking a train from Boston to Boulder by way of DC, and two surprise trips along the way that didn't quite work out... June 23 - July 2, 2006.
Whale-watching near Boston, June 2006.
A 14-mile solo hike to Kimball Peak in the Santa Catalina Mountains. I didn't quite summit because I lost the trail near the top.
A four-day hike in the Rincon Mountains, May 19 - 22, 2006.
My graduation and my parents' visit, May 12 - 15, 2006.
Skydiving at Skydive Arizona, April 29, 2006.
Las Vegas getaway with Alexi in celebration of my successful defense, April 15 - 19, 2006.

My pre-defense hike in Romero Canyon on April 2, and a few pictures from my defense on April 5, 2006.

A few random photos from Spring 2006: Hiking Wasson Peak, University of Colorado Campus, and Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Houston.

2005-2006 Holiday season: Visiting Alexi's dad in Ithaca for Christmas and New Year's in Boston.

Visiting Alexi in Boston for Thanksgiving, 2005.

Field trip to Baja California, Mexico, November 9 - 13, 2005. More photos from other participants are here.

Volunteering at the Chesapeake Bay crater drilling project, October 29 - November 8, 2005.

Cruising around Arizona with Stan and Sveta, visiting me from New York, October 12 - 17, 2005.

Few pictures of Washington, DC, and Salem, MA, around Labor day 2005.
Visiting some attractions in Arizona (Mt. Lemmon, Jerome, Verde Canyon Railroad, Mogollon Rim, Roosevelt Lake) with Alexi, August 2005.

A massive backpacking trip to Europe and Siberia (Tucson - Dublin - Vienna - Prague - Berlin - St. Petersburg - Moscow - Novosibirsk - Tomsk - Krasnoyarsk - Irkutsk - Lake Baikal (Listvyanka, Bolshiye Koty, and the Circumbaikal railway) - Irkutsk - Moscow - Zürich - Tucson), May 28 - June 28, 2005.

Yet another Las Vegas trip, with Alexi, Stan, and his wife Sveta, April 8 - April 10, 2005.

Spring 2005 field trip to the Sentinel Volcanic Field, April 2 - 3, 2005. More photos from other participants are here.

Making good use of our winter break, Alexi and I see our families in Ithaca, New York City, and Pennsylvania, and visit Boston, Providence, and New Orleans. December 21, 2004 - January 17, 2005.

A Grand Canyon trek organized by Dave O'Brien, September 24 - 27, 2004. Other people's pictures of this hike are available here.

A disaster of an Alaska trip with my friends Eugene, Nick, and Stan. We ended up stranded and having to be rescued by the National Park Service and Alaska State Troopers. August 9 - 20, 2004.

A trip to Mojave, CA, with Alexi, Celinda, and Danielle, to watch the launch of SpaceShipOne (First private manned space launch). June 20 - 21, 2004.

Another Vegas trip with Alexi, May 18 - 20, 2004.

Taking the train to the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 13 - 20, 2004.

SCUBA diving near San Carlos, Mexico, September 26 - 28, 2003.

Trip to Italy with Alexi and her friends, visiting Rome, Florence, and Pisa. November 21 - 29, 2003.

Russia and Europe trip (Tucson - St. Petersburg - Moscow - London - Amsterdam - Cambridge - London - Tucson), May 23 - June 5, 2003.

Visit to the Johnson Space Center in March 2003, shortly after the Columbia tragedy.

A surprise trip to Tokyo for Alexi. I kept her guessing until DFW :)

A field trip to Washington state, September 20 - 26, 2002. More photos from other participants are here.

My first trip to Las Vegas, August 8 - 10, 2002.

My wedding and honeymoon pictures, June 20 - July 7, 2002.

A compilation of the more painful pictures from a Grand Canyon crossing with my friends Stan and Eugene, late May 2002.


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