Iguazu Water Falls -Argentina

Iguazu Falls are on the Iguazu river that runs along the Argentine-Brazilian border and is the world’s largest waterfall system. And a is must visit the next time you are in Argentina. With one Hotel that gives you a great view of the Iguazu Falls. With early access to some of the Jungle walking trailsContinue reading “Iguazu Water Falls -Argentina”

American Alligator

On our last trip to South Carolina. To the town of Bluffton. I spend some time in the evenings and mornings photographing some of the local alligators that live around the town.Finding them is not hard as they can be found sun baking on banks around the waterways.They are more active in the mornings andContinue reading “American Alligator”

Wildlife of Antarctica

Mammals like the Minke whale can be seen through out the day from the ship. Also coming close to the Zodiac without fear. The Humpback whale is also around in large numbers. getting very close at times. Close encounters with a humpback whale. checking out the people in the Zodiac. Humpback whale breaching as theContinue reading “Wildlife of Antarctica”

Antarctica: Ice and Snow Landscapes

Leaving Ushuaia, Argentina. It took the ship 2 days at sea to cross the Drake passage to the top of the Antarctic peninsula. Weather and sea where kind with only a 4 to 5 meter swell. Heading south to the Antarctic circle and the wonders of Icebergs and landscapes of ice and snow. Icebergs ofContinue reading “Antarctica: Ice and Snow Landscapes”

Moab Hiking

Have the winter blues got you down. Go hiking in Moab, Utah. Or take the mountain bike for a ride on one of the many trails. Arches National Park entrance is the closest to the town of Moab. Or the camping sites on the Colorado river just out of town. With many short hikes forContinue reading “Moab Hiking”

Wharariki Beach. Archway Islands New Zealand

Wharariki Beach and Archway Islands hiking trails are to the west of Cape Farewell the most northern point of the South Island of New Zealand.Top of the Kiwi’s Head. Taking a short 20min hike through Department of Conservation land (Puponga farm park) that was once owned by the Riley’s. That walking track will bring youContinue reading “Wharariki Beach. Archway Islands New Zealand”

Galapagos Islands

Quito – Galapagos After flying in from Peru and spending only 1 night in Quito, 1 or 2 full days would have been be nice, as it’s (be warned) an hour drive into town to accommodation from the new airport in good traffic, (tip) Next time we would fly into Guayaquil as accommodations are aContinue reading “Galapagos Islands”

Redwood National Park

After a long 12 hour drive up from Southern California, I got into Crescent City to meet up with a friend that had driven south from Idaho and we were both glad to be out of our cars. The next morning it was coffee in town for the morning heart starter and a look aroundContinue reading “Redwood National Park”

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens

The Conservatory in the Botanical Gardens A Great way to spend the day around Los Angeles for Art Lovers and Botanical Garden fans. Not far from Pasadena in San Marino you will find the the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens on 120 acres of well keep grounds. not counting the work that is being doneContinue reading “Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens”

Zanzibar

Zanzibar the spice island Just off the coast of Tanzania. (Dar es Salaam) Zanzibar is one of my favorite spots to hang out in. You have the resorts in the North (Nungwi) or you can stay in Stone Town. Where ever you end up staying, swap around so you experience both places. You can catchContinue reading “Zanzibar”