Mt. Fuji, Japan rising above the clouds as captured from the Shinkansen (bullet train) circa 1985.
Mt. Fuji in Japan is not covered with snow in summer but is still impressive as a mountain. Circa 1985.
Japan’s Mt. Fuji is an active volcano about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. Commonly called “Fuji-san,” it’s the country’s tallest peak, at 3,776 meters. A pilgrimage site for centuries, it’s considered one of Japan’s 3 sacred mountains, and summit hikes remain a popular activity.
A sign with directions on how to get to the top of Mt. Fuji circa 1985.
Clouds on top of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa circa 1986
Birds oblivious to clouds atop Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa circa 1986
Chichén Itzá is a complex of Mayan ruins on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. A massive step pyramid, known as El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan, dominates the ancient city, which thrived from around 600 A.D. to the 1200s. Graphic stone carvings survive at structures like the ball court, Temple of the Warriors and the Wall of the Skulls.
Image circa 1984