Jumping into Salta, Argentina

Light spring foliage in the Huaico Reserve makes it easier to spot birds–but not any easier to photograph them. When you think of Argentina, chances are Salta isn’t the first city to come [...]

Visiting Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego Sensations

Kris and Tom at the end of the world. With its back to the world, the town of Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego at the bottom of Argentina casts its [...]

Tour Cuba With Us, March 9-17, 2018

Join Tom on a People to People Tour to Cuba Limited to 6-11 Participants Tom will be leading a trip to Cuba beginning March 9, 2018. We will be going on [...]

By | 2017-12-15T10:12:58+00:00 November 26, 2017|Active Travel, Caribbean, Cuba, Nature and Wildlife, Tours|Comments Off on Tour Cuba With Us, March 9-17, 2018

Japanese Beetles, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Ok, this is not exactly travel photography. But it is sort of landscape photography. If the landscape is the potted plants hanging on the porch rail outside my apartment. And, hey, they're Japanese beetles. And [...]

A Land-Based Visit to the Galapagos

Sierra Negra Volcano on Isla Isabela, Galapagos, last erupted in 2005. The caldera is over 110 square kilometers and just beginning to show new volunteer plants. The Galapagos Islands’ main draw is the [...]

Tips for Capturing Great Wildlife Photography on an African Safari

Susan Portnoy's spectacular photography and expert advice will inspire, whether you are shooting close to home or on safari.

Sea Lion, San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos, Ecuador

One thing you learn right away is that sea lions are everywhere in the Galápagos. Sitting on the park benches, climbed onto boats moored in the harbor, on the steps down to boat pier, on [...]

Giant Tortoise, Isla Isabela, Galápagos, Ecuador

I don't think this guy has a name, like his predecessor Lonesome George, but he's enjoying the good life at the Tortoise Breeding Center on Isla Isabela in the Galápagos. One of the things we [...]

Waterfall, Vegas Grande National Park, Cuba

Don't forget your swim suit. We've been doing a fair amount of hiking on our Cuba Unbound People to People tour of Cuba. Including a steep descent through a national park path to [...]

By | 2017-12-15T12:46:55+00:00 January 15, 2017|Cuba, Nature and Wildlife, North America, Photo of the Day|4 Comments