Canyoneer Worldwide

Posted by on November 29, 2011 at 2:32 am

Richard Fisher Biography “Richard Fisher is one of the very few who has photographed the canyons of West Clear Creek. He has led groups of handicapped and disadvantaged youths on hikes through their rock-strewn lengths, swam their emerald pools, and poked cautiously into all their dark and secret places. This special photographic feature provides but [...]

Grand Canyon USA by Canyon Lovers

Posted by on October 27, 2011 at 8:24 pm

Grand Canyon of the Colorado River Arizona USA Spiritual Adventure land for Children and Adults by Richard D. Fisher with Maria Gates Rafting the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River under your own power is a dream of a lifetime and long sought after technical challenge as well as spiritual goal. Hiking the side canyons [...]

Hidden Canyon of China’s “Lost Tribe” of Mystical Pygmy’s

Posted by on October 22, 2011 at 4:40 pm

Pygmy Grand Canyon Fairyland Yunnan China by Richard D. Fisher Developement is progressing very fast in the China/Tibet/Myanmar borderlands. After this summers “elections” in Myanmar and Chinas strong push for development in it’s far western provinces roads, schools, electronic communications, health care and tourism is reaching even the most remote corners for this long hidden [...]

Canyons and Caves of Vietnam and Laos

Posted by on September 27, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Exotic Canyons, Caves and Cultures of Indochina Text and photography by Richard D. Fisher with photography by Maria Gates Sapa Vietnam, Gateway to the Grand Canyon of Vietnam, is approached from the north from border town of Hekow China, a 5-7 hour bus ride south of Kunming Yunnan, Hakou is a tropical place hot and [...]

Kern Canyon Seven Teacups Canyoneering California

Posted by on May 12, 2011 at 10:04 pm

How to portage the Seven Teacups and survive Photography Maria Gates Narrative Richard D. Fisher The Seven Teacups is one of the earth’s short but most spectacular canyoneering challenges. The “Teacups” is a succession of seven sculpted circular pools punctuated by six waterfalls. These sparkling emerald pools are set in tawny High Sierra Nevada granite slick [...]

What Goes Around Comes Around

Posted by on March 26, 2011 at 2:15 am

This past year one of our most beloved sponsors, Daniel M., supported us with a Macintosh Communication System. Not only for use with the Tarahumaras but also to support the Tibetan Orphanage and communications concerning Green Energy Projects in Tibet and China.  This Apple donation completely changed our ability to communicate from far flung parts [...]

The Ancient Town of Dali

Posted by on January 3, 2011 at 9:19 pm

Sacred Place of Canyons Photography by Richard D. Fisher and Maria Gates Traveling up Cangshan Mountain with the south gondola immediately brings you to the breathtaking Qingbi Stream. Qingbi (Clear Green) Stream with it’s Green Dragon Pool derives from a mountain spring gushing out from the bottom of a rock, and the water forms a [...]

Grand Canyons of Ethiopia

Posted by on November 9, 2010 at 11:18 pm

Art depicting the Ras Dashen Mountains in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Inscription says: Rosetti Aba-9XVII Could Gabriel Dante Rosetti (1828-1882)have ever been in Ethiopia? It looks like his style including the model and presentation. Who ever painted this would have needed to have an intimate knowledge of the Ras Dashen Mountains, Ethiopian “Gelada” Baboon [...]

Tengchong China

Posted by on November 1, 2010 at 7:43 pm

Canyons and Volcanoes Wonderland Water World Teng Chong, Yunnan, China Tengchong, an new center for Green Tourism or Eco-tourism travel. In western Yunnan, China on the Burma border TengChong county has 23 nationalities, most predominately the Han, Dai, Hui, A’chang, Lisu and Bai. During the “New Stone Age” people lived in this fertile valley and [...]

Canyons of Southern Turkey

Posted by on October 25, 2010 at 3:39 pm

Our quest to find the major Canyons of Southern Turkey began flawlessly with a flight from Istanbul directly Antalya  to this port and major tourist destination on the Mediterranean. From years of research on these canyons I was eager to actually lay my eyes on this ancient landscape whose history was so important to Islamic, [...]