A trip to Antarctica is on every traveler’s “bucket list”… and a trip that takes you south of the Antarctic Circle is an even finer “bucket”. Such cruises are not for the budget traveler, but who could resist when we kept hearing that the place was melting? We thought we had better get down… Read more »
Category: Antarctica Majestic
The Last Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom: Bhutan
Our trip this October took us back to South Asia to visit old friends in both India and Nepal and to make new friends in Bhutan, a country we had never visited before. We found Delhi and Kathmandu as chaotic, bustling, polluted and wonderful as ever, and this made our stay in bucolic and unique… Read more »
Chile & Argentina
During our recent trip to Patagonia, we visited both Chile and Argentina. We liked the flora, fauna and folks in both countries, but wondered why they have had so much trouble getting along throughout their history. Looking closely at a map–you notice that there is a section of their joint border in the southern Patagonian… Read more »
Driving in Mongolia
Mongolia is a vast country–13th largest in the world–with a small population–3 million. Of interest to the driver, is that it has fewer kilometers of road per person than any country in the world, and some of the worst urban traffic. Until the 1990’s virtually all vehicles, and there weren’t many, were of Russian… Read more »
Novia Scotia and the Cabot Trail
Mid-May was a great time to visit Novia Scotia. We were there one week before a 24-hour relay race with 70 teams of 17 runners each…and the commencement of the tourist season. We were also a couple of weeks before the onslaught of black flies, which takes place in June before the heat of the… Read more »
Iceland is Great!
In Iceland, you can explore geysers, waterfalls, geothermal hot springs, boiling mud pools, bird sanctuaries and Reykjavik!
A Good Story from Afghanistan
Young Afghans are working with lapis lazuli stones in Balkh province.
The Little Yurt That Traveled to Both Washingtons
The model yurt in Music for the Eyes appeared in an exhibition in the Washington DC Textile Museum.