Another long trip is ahead; half work, half vacation. I miss working at the summit of Mauna Kea and taking pictures up there but a benefit of the position I now hold is a little more travel, especially back to the island where I grew up. To be honest I don't enjoy the actual travel because most of it involves US domestic airlines which quite frankly suck more than a tuned-up vacuum cleaner but being in other places is something I've always enjoyed.
and if you can't guess which city/university I mean, this might help:
Then it's back to:
and then some quality vacation time in:
The camera's coming with me. I hope to have some nice shots when I get back!