My name is Richard Petersen. I'm currently living in San Jose (California) the United States of America. I've lived and studied in Spain and Japan, and I've travelled most extensively in North America and Asia. Some of my favorite journeys outside the United States have been in:
My travel interests tend toward the natural history (geology, climate, environment) as well as the history and culture, of the places I visit.
 Book List
 Natural History of California
- The Sierra Nevada - A Sierra Club Naturalist's Guide. Stephen Whitney. ISBN: 0-87156-216-2
- An Island Called California. Elna Bakker. ISBN: 0-520-04948-9
...to be continued.