Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Big

  This week Ailsa’s Travel Theme is BIG.  After reading the challenge this image of a large butte rising from a canyon floor at the Ghost Ranch near Abiquiu, New Mexico came to mind.  Kongo visited the Ghost Ranch as part of National Geographic Photo Expedition Workshop in July.  See more BIG images at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack. Related articles NatGeo Photo Workshop: A Review ( In Search of Georgia O’Keeffe (   Continue reading Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Big

In Search of Georgia O’Keeffe

_MG_5352Yesterday Kongo visited the famous Ghost Ranch near the small town of Abiquiu in Northwest New Mexico.  The monkey was trying to find traces of the famous Georgia O’Keeffe who lived and worked in this area here from 1929 until her death in 1986.  Georgia was a reclusive soul and as Kongo wandered the Ghost Ranch trails and canyons he realized why this was such a perfect place for someone like her.  The light, the colors, the stillness, the smell of piñon, the crunch of hiking shoes on red New Mexico dirt.  All of this seems to draw you into the essence of her famous works of the cliffs and mountains of this wonderful area. Continue reading “In Search of Georgia O’Keeffe”