Kronborg Castle, Helsingor, Denmark

Kronborg Castle in Helsingor. You can imagine the ghost of Hamlet, Senior walking the walls. You'll also have to imagine it's night. Kronborg Castle in Helsingor, Denmark, immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet as Elsinore, [...]

By | 2018-03-13T20:51:11+00:00 March 13, 2018|Categories: Denmark, 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+00:00 March 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.

By | 2018-02-01T17:07:29+00:00 February 1, 2018|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Photo of the Day, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |2 Comments

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+00:00 January 30, 2018|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , , |6 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+00:00 November 13, 2017|Categories: Argentina, Photo of the Day, South America|Tags: , |0 Comments

El Condor Mountain, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

One of the benefits of hiking all around Argentina's Tierra del Fuego (aside from learning to like wet feet) is the consistent vistas of water, rock, and snowy mountains. The southern spring provides plenty of [...]

Dry River Bed, Outside Salta, Argentina

A drive into the high desert from Salta, Argentina tells you why it's called a desert. Although the Andes mountains in the far distance are still covered with spring snow, down here, a hundred kilometers [...]

By | 2017-10-23T12:38:39+00:00 October 23, 2017|Categories: Argentina, Photo of the Day, South America|Tags: , |0 Comments

High Desert, near Salta, Argentina

High desert, near Salta, Argentina. The high Andean desert on the road between Salta and Cachi, Argentina. This particular view is from the Cuesta del Obispo, the hill of the bishop. According to [...]

By | 2018-01-03T12:11:08+00:00 October 18, 2017|Categories: Argentina, Photo of the Day, South America, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Riverboat on the Mississippi, Hannibal, Missouri

We only made a very brief stop in Hannibal, Missouri on our way to Nashville. Obviously, it was Mark Twain who attracted us, and so we immediately made our way from our hotel two blocks [...]

By | 2017-09-20T09:48:46+00:00 September 19, 2017|Categories: North America, Photo of the Day, United States|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Sunset, Grand Marais, Minnesota

Sometimes, a photo just happens. You're wandering around the town, doing a little souvenir shopping and then having a light dinner. You had left the big camera in the room because you'd done some shooting [...]

By | 2017-09-13T13:18:40+00:00 September 11, 2017|Categories: North America, Photo of the Day, United States|Tags: , , |3 Comments