Kaaawa/Kahuku/Kawela Bay/Haleiwa, North Shore Oahu; Haleakala Crater/Road to Hana/Kaanapali Beach, Maui; Hawaii. [November 2016] I write this with the gentle rhythms of the Pacific in the background,… Read more “North Shore Amour”
Oahu, Hawaii. [November 2016] Made it. Rain or shine, gust or dust. There is no difficulty, no fear, no quantifiable deterrent to what lies ahead. There is… Read more “I Choose You, Peakachu – Olomana Three Peaks Full Hike”
Land’s End, Sayville, New York. [June Eighteenth, 2016] “My dearest Cindy, I can’t even preTend that I’m not head over heels everytime you smile at me, because I’ve… Read more “You Make Me Say “Vow””
Stargazing with Rodrigo’s Time Travel Atacama, at the small commune of Coyo a small distance from San Pedro. Clear skies, the Orion nebula, a moonset, and Omega Centauri are highlights.
An exploration of Santiago’s off-the-beaten-path tourism offerings, and the rugged beauty of the Atacama desert and Andean altiplano.
Reykjavik, Iceland. Our final half-day wraps up with the uncanny side of Iceland. The day starts off normally with a hearty breakfast and hotel check-out. A brief… Read more “Kinky and Stinky”
Blue Lagoon (Bláa lónið), Iceland. Today celebrates relaxation, especially when juxtaposed against three days of action-packed adventures covering a quarter of Iceland’s surface area. It is a… Read more “True Blue”
Golden Circle, Iceland. We finally give in to the “tourist route” and join (a sparing few) coach buses to the Golden Circle, which touches the famous sights of… Read more “Vanilla Ice”
Southern Coast, Iceland. I was a bit unsure about driving all the way to Vik, the southernmost tip of Iceland, from Reykjavik in our dinky Nissan Micra… Read more “Chasing colors”