Kilauea Iki Crater

Hawai'i Volcano National Park
Adjacent to the Kilauea Caldera (seen here and here) is the smaller Kilauea Iki Crater.

Yes, those are people hiking across the crater.
And here's a Lehua blossom, just 'cause they're all over the park.
3 July 2009

Hilina Pali Overlook

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
Down Chain of Craters Road, and then down the 8 miles of the narrow Hilina Pali Road, one arrives at the Hilina Pali Overlook.
The last two shots are scenes from along the road, which has a desolate sort of beauty.
3 July 2009

Panda cub at San Diego Zoo

Yun Zi, the newest panda at the San Diego Zoo, ambles down the tree as best he can at his age. (More of him here.)
And after he got down he frolicked with mother Bai Yun:

31 Jan 2010

Flowers (yes, flowers) at San Diego Zoo

A couple shots of lily magnolia, and another one of a red flower I don't know the name of:
30 Jan 2010

And just for the heck of it

Light reflecting off the water on to the underside of a rock, at the hippo enclosure at the San Diego Zoo.