About Exploring With RWD

Discover People, Places & Adventure

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Hi, thank you for dropping by!

Hi, I'm Roger W. Downes, or RWD for short.  I am a natural world photographer and cultural journalist who lives to discover new places, history and cultures.  I blessed to be based out of Western North Carolina giving me the opportunity to venture out into the forests of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains on a regular basis.

In addition, I love to share the stories of my adventures along with people, businesses, and organizations I meet along the way in my blog and podcast.  Please join me on my adventures throughout the South Eastern United States.