Buffalo Peak overlook
View from the summit of West Buffalo Peak in the southern end of the Mosquito Range near Buena Vista,...
This is Twin Lakes Colorado. As you can see the water was so calm you get a Mirror effect. Twin lakes...
The final "knife" edge ridge one must climb to reach the summit of Mt. Sherman (elev. 14,036') in the...
Mt. Sherman (elev. 14,036') is a 14er in the Mosquito Range near Leadville, Colorado. It has a flat-...
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.