Kristin J. Forbes

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A picture gallery of some of my recent trips and adventures...

Recent Family Photos

At Stonehenge First Overnight Hike
At Big Ben The Three Musketeers
At Lord Leighton's House (the other Leighton) Honoring Abe Lincoln
At Wimbledon Two Waterskiers
On the Prime Meridien The Sheep Wrangler
Ready for a Siege Family at Jackson Hole
 

Chamonix and Mt. Blanc (August 2010)

Rock climbing Ready to cross the crevasse field
Checking out the route up Mt. Blanc Sunset at the hut
Mt. Blanc summit! Heading back: What could be more beautiful?
For more pictures and more details on our trip and summit of Mt. Blanc, see the trip log.
 

Russia (September 2008)

The Kremlin Church of Savior on Spilled Blood
St. Basil's Cathedral Petrodvorets
Lenin's Mausoleum Tsarkoe Palace
The Hermitage Amber Room

China (Summer 2007)

Summer Palace Our Ambassador
Terra Cotta Warriors Warriors Close-up
Leighton's New Friend At the Great Wall
Mid-way up the Great Wall Visiting Pandas

 

Ireland (Spring 2007)

Adaire Manor Cliffs of Moher
Hiking off the Burren Steve Riding
The Hunting Hounds Traditional Cottage

 

South Africa (Xmas 2005/2006)

Ampitheater in Drakensbergs - view from the bottom On Safari: A lion
Ampitheater - the ladders up On Safari: Rhinos
Ampitheater - view from the top On Safari: Leopard
Drakensbergs - Sentinel Peak Capetown: On top of Table Mountain

Turkey (Spring 2005)

Library at Ephesus Fresco at the Hagia Sofia
Arches at Pergamum The Blue Mosque

New Zealand (Xmas 2004/2005)

Me Bungy Jumping - the takeoff Milford Trek - the ubiquitous waterfalls
Me Bungy Jumping - the closeup Milford Trek - chopper over flooded trail
Me Bungy Jumping - the distant view Milford Trek - trail view
Steve Bungy Jumping Milford Trek - rainforest
Kayaking at Huka Lodge Milford Sound
Chopper Fishing Chopper ride by Milford Sound
Hiking in "Mordor" Atop a Glacier near Milford Sound
The "Misty Mountains" View from Lodge in Queenstown

The White House (Xmas 2004 and misc scenes)

Signing of Economic Report with President Main Entrance to White House
Signing with full CEA The Yellow Room
Hall with Christmas Trees The Red Room
Large Christmas Tree The Green Room

Beijing and the Great Wall in China: (Fall 2004)

Tiananmen Square The Great Wall--from afar
Forbidden City The Great Wall--from on top

Climbing Mt. Fuji in Japan: (Fall 2004)

Mt Fuji from the bottom Mt. Fuji from the top

Jackson Hole & Climbing the Grand Teton in Wyoming (summer 2004)

Grand Teton-base camp Grand Teton-rapelling down
Grand Teton-base camp at sunset Hiking - mountain lake
Grand Teton-nap before the climb Hiking - a moose
Grand Teton-the path to the top The Grand Teton - just after the hike
Grand Teton-the summit!! The Tetons during sunset

Hiking the "Inca Trail" to Macchu Picchu in Peru: (summer 2003)

Ruins on the Inca Trail The trail, an endless stairmaster....
One of our gorgeous campsites Falling off???
Finally! My husband (Steve) & I at Macchu Picchu A view from Huana Picchu

Hiking the "Haute Route" from Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland: (summer 2002)

Steve & I near Mt. Blanc Fast way down? Bootskiing
Glacier crossing in the "grand desert" Snowstorm in August
Blister avoidance? Handstands Steve & I heading into Zermatt

Hiking in the Dolomites (Northern Italy): (summer 2001)

Climbing up Finally-a view from the top of the world
Post-lunch on the snow fields Me peaking out of an old WWI tunnel
Paragliding (yes, that's me...) Steve & I on the ground after the flight

Our wedding spot....can you name it? (June 2000)

Distant view The famous veranda
Golf in front The even-more-famous Gold Room

Honeymoon in Thailand: (summer 2000)

Imperial Palace in Bangkok A floating market
The ancient city of Ayuddha Elephant ride near Chiang Mai

Scenes from a trip to Paine National Park in Patagonia, Chile: (winter 1999)

Los Torres (the towers) Huddling over lunch at the Grey Glacier
Crossing a stream Distant view of the park

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