Tag Archives: National Parks

A man like a city…

from Book I, Paterson William Carlos Williams Paterson lies in the valley under the Passaic Falls its spent waters forming the outline of his back. He lies on his right side, head near the thunder of the waters filling his … Continue reading

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National Parks

Hiroshi Yoshida (吉田 博, Yoshida Hiroshi, September 19, 1876 – April 5, 1950) was a 20th-century Japanese painter and woodblock printmaker. He is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the shin-hanga style, and is noted especially for his excellent landscape prints. Yoshida travelled widely, and was particularly … Continue reading

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Recreate Responsibly

Who knew that the National Park Service had a sense of humor. You can check-out some more clever posters on the official website.  

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Parked at Home

Here in the United States some of our most popular National Parks are starting to re-open. Yellowstone National Park re-opened last week, so did Grand Teton and Grand Canyon National Parks, along with a dozen or so others. The National … Continue reading

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Ugliest Place I’ve Ever Seen

When designer Amber Share found that there were one-star reviews for all 62 of the U.S. National Parks she decided to illustrate and hand letter travel posters for them “as a way to put a positive, fun spin on such … Continue reading

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Parks and Recreation

Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth from the New York City-based indie publisher Standards Manual recently announced their new book project simply titled Parks. The book is entirely focused on art, typography, maps, and other printed materials from the U.S. National Parks system. From the … Continue reading

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Just Denali

A big h/t to TBTP follower Daniel Wood for sending the link for the video below. As I have mentioned previously, I’m an evangelist for Alaska travel. If you’ve got the time ( and the cash), it’s more than worth … Continue reading

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Shadowfest

For the first time in decades. folks in North America will have the opportunity to view a total solar eclipse on Monday August 21, 2017. Astronomer and artist Tyler Nordgren has created a series of colorful posters to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Park It With Airbnb

The accommodation juggernaut Airbnb and the U.S. National Parks Foundation have teamed up to make visiting America’s amazing national parks much easier. Airbnb has created a dedicated page that will make finding a place to stay close to a national … Continue reading

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Park It

Inveterate map geeks will find themselves loosing hours on this new website created by an anonymous National Park Service ranger. Our fellow map lover has collected more than 1600 high resolution maps of U.S. national parks, recreation areas, and monuments, … Continue reading

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