Geishas or not (including the Geishas for-a-day) Kyoto is near the top of my list for all time favorite cities. Steeped in history and culture and surrounded by natural beauty, Kyoto is graceful, walkable, and fascinating.
Less than two weeks ago I was in Chile, now I’m in Japan. Opposite ends of the world, opposite ends of the cultural spectrum. Sometimes my life makes my head spin. Continue reading
Within 45 minutes of remarking to my paddling partner, “sea kayaking is so relaxing,” we were battling the highest winds and waves I have ever encountered in a kayak. Continue reading
The three days on our expedition cruise on the Stella Australis through the Beagle Channel and the Strait of Magellan from Ushuaia, Argentina to Punta Arenas, Chile produced some of the most beautiful and compelling photos I have ever taken. Continue reading
After almost 28 hours of travel, I finally slid into bed at my hotel in Ushuaia, the Los Acebos. These are some scenes from the breakfast room the next morning, just a taste of what’s to come. Continue reading
In less than 24 hours I Ieave for my third trip to Patagonia, one of the most beautiful, wild and remote regions on earth. Continue reading
The humpback whale leapt into the air just a few feet away, close enough to see drops of water roll off its skin. Continue reading
Alaska is the anti-Namibia – wet, green and mountainous. But like Namibia, there are lots of animals – moose, caribou, seals, sea otters, eagles, black bear, and of course grizzlies, the “lion” of Alaska. Continue reading