The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Other Images of Istanbul

I'll admit it. This is the most beautiful place of worship I've ever been in. There have been many times many times in our travels when I have been speechless. Looking up at [...]

By |2018-11-14T22:21:48+00:00October 24, 2018|Categories: Asia, Europe, Photo of the Day, Turkey|Tags: , |2 Comments

Images from the Mindo Cloud Forest, Milpe, Ecuador

I chased this guy around for a while before I caught him landing and spreading his wings. I do love this shot of the blue butterfly in the Mindo cloud forest, Milpe, Ecuador. [...]

By |2018-06-23T07:27:38+00:00June 21, 2018|Categories: Ecuador, Nature and Wildlife, Photo of the Day, South America|Tags: |2 Comments

A Photo Tour of Wadi Rum, Jordan

The best way to do a Wadi Rum tour is to stay in a Bedouin camp and let them feed you and drive you around. Early the next morning take photos at dawn.

By |2018-06-23T10:15:05+00:00June 21, 2018|Categories: Asia, Jordan, Middle East, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |2 Comments

Sepulchre of Frederick II, Roskilde Cathedral, Denmark

The beautiful decoration of the tomb of Denmark's King Frederick II shows through the whitewash. The Roskilde Cathedral (Domkirke) of the ancient capital of Denmark is the first Gothic cathedral to be built [...]

By |2018-03-13T18:22:09+00:00March 13, 2018|Categories: Denmark, Europe, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments

The New Cathedral of Salamanca, Spain

The "New" Cathedral of Salamanca is, as the name suggests, one of the newer massive cathedrals of Spain. Begun in the early 1500s, it was not consecrated until 1733, over 200 years later.

The Cathedral of Toledo, Spain

As in most cities in Spain and Italy, the cathedral is the city center. The Cathedral of Toledo, Spain is no exception. Pretty much the entire city of Toledo, Spain is a Unesco World Heritage site.

By |2018-10-30T10:32:33+00:00January 30, 2018|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |6 Comments

Strasbourg Cathedral, France

The Cathedral of Strasbourg, a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture, is one of the most beautiful churches in the world. Take a visual tour of some of its highlights.

By |2018-10-30T14:07:02+00:00January 5, 2018|Categories: Europe, France, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , , |4 Comments

2017: The Year in Photos

The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]

The Viñales Valley, Cuba

Sunset at the Viñales Valley. The Viñales Valley of Cuba is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its natural beauty, its unusual geology, and its history as a cultivated landscape [...]

By |2018-01-17T13:31:51+00:00December 11, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Caribbean, Cuba, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |3 Comments