I remember learning about the fjords of Norway when I was in about the third grade. They fascinated me more than any other land feature that year. More than oceans, […]
An earthquake rattled the pretty town of Christchurch back in 2011. Although it looked at first as if there was little damage, in fact, some 1,700 buildings had to be […]
Our trip was not the ideal. Heavy clouds loomed overhead. At first they threatened but then they opened up and drenched everything in sight. There was no way of staying […]
Auckland is rich in beauty. Whether you like vibrant city streets or the cool of a forest or the crashing waves of a beach, you have to like this grand city. I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like it.
Bridges never fail to thrill me. They are engineering marvels. They are the work of strong and brave people. Their beauty inspires poets, painters and dreamers. And they take me […]
It’s a sunshiny day in San Francisco. The International Orange span of the Golden Gate Bridge is famous the world over, an iconic symbol of San Francisco. But I find […]
Something draws me to the Alamo when I’m in San Antonio. I can’t stay away. Ever since my first visit sometime in the 1980s, I have found myself not only […]