Images of Yellowstone National Park

If I had 25 chances to photograph Old Faithful, I doubt I could get a shot nobody else has taken. I offer this cloud against clouds to the mix. I once was told [...]

The Erotic Sculptures at Khajuraho, India

The temples at the complex of Khajuraho, India feature an extensive collection of erotic sculptures on their facades. The Kama Sutra on display for all. A UNESCO World Heritage site.

By |2019-04-12T08:57:41-05:00April 11, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture, Asia, History Travel, India, Unesco World Heritage Sites|12 Comments

Siem Reap and Angkor Wat Travel Planning Tips

Given the popularity and complexity of the Angkor Wat site, it’s worthwhile to set up a guide and tour in advance. Here are some travel planning tips for your visit to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

A Ha Long Bay Cruise in Vietnam

Planning a family side trip to Ha Long Bay in Vietnam–with a toddler and an infant–seemed tricky until we booked a one-night Ha Long Bay cruise.

The Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Hanoi

Even though the Thang Long Imperial Citadel of Hanoi has earned UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the actual site has little, if any, visible remnants of its former stature as the imperial capital of Vietnam. What is left is mostly the colonial administration buildings built by the French in the 19th Century.

By |2019-05-07T09:13:57-05:00March 6, 2019|Categories: Asia, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Vietnam|Tags: |0 Comments

The Shanghai Skyline, Night and Day

If you can stand all the pushing and shoving of the millions walking along The Bund in Shanghai, you can get up to the riverside rail and get a photo of the colorful and architecturally distinguished modern Shanghai skyline.

By |2019-02-28T09:18:15-05:00February 24, 2019|Categories: Asia, China, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |0 Comments

2018: The Year in Photos

Our year in travel: 50 photos of our travels in 2018. Sweden, Malawi, Russia, Italy, and India were the highlights.

The Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, India

Stupa number 1, or the Grand Stupa, at Sanchi. There is an ornate gate like this one at all four cardinal directions. The Sanchi Stupas are a Buddhist complex on a hilltop at [...]

By |2018-12-20T01:14:19-05:00December 18, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Asia, India, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments