Miocene Canal near Paradise, California
This is a view of the Miocene Canal and the North Fork Feather River in the canyon below Paradise, California
This diversion dam below Magalia, CA, on the North Fork of the Feather River sends water into the Mio...
A view of a nice Spring day from under the Bille park rotunda.
A Spring morning on the bridge overlooking the pond at Bille Park.
The stream that winds through Bille Park eventually goes over a waterfall. At the time this panorama ...
A view of Butte Creek Canyon taken from the overlook off the Skyway on March 10, 2012 as a storm appr...
A view from a spot just West of the Butte Creek Canyon overlook on the Skyway between Paradise and Ch...
Coal Canyon near Oroville, California, in the Spring of 2012. There were hundreds of small mudlarks f...
Wildflower hike on Table Mountain.
The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.
The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.
The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.
The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seatle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer.
Text by Steve Smith.