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Blind and low vision challenges, hiking solo

This image features a clear stream winding through a forest, Evergreen trees including pine trees, rise majestically on both sides of the stream. In the background, rugged mountain peaks are partially covered with patches of snow. The sky above is bright blue, with scattered fluffy white clouds, adding to the natural beauty of the scene. Large boulders and rocks are scattered through the forest, enhancing the pristine nature of the environment.

Traveling someplace new can be an exhilarating and empowering adventure when blind or visually impaired. What about next level crazy things to do when partially sighted? Check out our new article on hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park solo. Hiking solo when blind or visually impaired “Traveling, without sight, isRead More …

We have launched our accessible art project

A person stands in front of a table with tactile art and photos. The person is touching the tactile rendering of a photo. Ted, a middle-aged man holding a cane stands on the other side of the table explaining the art. Ted has long hair, and a long grey beard.

Over the fourth of July week, my wife Carrie and I were in Orlando at the National Federation of the Blind national convention. This is the largest gathering of blind and vision impaired people in the United States, and we could not think of a better place to debut theRead More …

Debuting accessible art

The Twins, an abstract black and white image of the human body. In this photo two diagonal objects move up to the right of the frame and a rounded shape attaches to them mid-frame on the left.

Over the last six months, we have developed a process which can take a photo and extract the texture into a multilayered file that can be printed on any 3d printer. What this means is that using this process, we can take a piece of art (or photograph) and createRead More …

Talking about making art accessible

Recently, I joined Allen Rowand from West3D to talk about art, photography and our journey to make visual art accessible for the blind and visually impaired. https://youtu.be/cLqyNOOZTcQ

Embassy Suites Burlingame Ca. an accessible review

The front of the Embassy Suites in Burlingame. Palm trees can be see and the bay can be seen to the right of the hotel. It is a sunny day with clear skies.

Check out our accessible review for our recent stay at the Embassy Suites @EmbassySuites in Burlingame Ca. with @FlightForSight https://www.blindtravels.com/embassy-suites-burlingame-ca-an-accessible-review/ #travel #traveltuesday #blind #disabledtravel

Big update on our tactile art project!

May 29th Our journey so far Late last year, Redline Contemporary Art Center of Denver @RedLineDenver and the Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Art @warholfdn entrusted us with a daunting task – to bridge the gap between visual art and the visually impaired. Whether it be paint, photography, or sculpture,Read More …

Big changes coming to IOS

If you are an iPhone user like me, I always  wonder what fresh pain awaits those of us with little or no sight when it comes to a major update for the IOS. I have used Apple stuff since the iPhone 2 and the worst part is making changes toRead More …

Flight for Sight 2024

a black and white silhouette of a plane flying

Photography is a language that speaks to our senses and emotions. It whispers secrets about the world—a sun-kissed meadow, a bustling city street, a tearful embrace. Yet, for those without sight, this language remains silent. Photographs, no matter how evocative, remain mere abstractions for those who cannot see them. TheRead More …

Building your confidence: Preparing mentally to travel with little or no sight

A blind man wearing sunglasses raises his head into the air to smell the air around im. A busy market can be seen behind him

So, you’ve got the travel bug, but the idea of navigating the world without sight has you feeling grounded? Been there, done that (with a killer massage at a super chill airport because, hey, delays happen!). But trust me, globetrotting as a blind or visually impaired adventurer is an epicRead More …

Accessible review of Royal Caribbean 3 day cruise from Long Beach to Mexico

The coastline at La Bufadora. large craggy rock sticks out of the ocean. BThe sky is blue and low mountains can be seen in the background. In the foreground, plusing waves can be seen.

Our review of the three day cruise from Long Beach to Ensenada Mexico is live! check it out!  Accessible review of Royal Caribbean 3 day cruise from Long Beach to Mexico. Was it accessible for blind travelers? https://www.blindtravels.com/royal-caribbean-3-day-cruise-long-beach-to-ensenada/ #TravelTuesday #blind #disabled @RoyalCaribPR “Traveling, without sight, is an extraordinary journey ofRead More …

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