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

The crucifix above the altar of the Toledo Cathedral As in most Spanish and Italian cities, the cathedral is the city center. The Toledo Cathedral is no exception. Pretty much the entire city [...]

By |2018-01-30T21:22:52+00:00January 30, 2018|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , , |6 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

The Beagle Strait, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

The shore of the Beagle Strait, with a couple of the local residents. It's senseless to write too much about the beauty of Tierra del Fuego when technology allows you to carry a [...]

By |2017-12-17T13:34:12+00:00November 13, 2017|Categories: Argentina, Photo of the Day, South America|Tags: , |0 Comments