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Not Just an Average Water Taxi & a Hike Too

The day we visited Abel Tazman National Park our tour leader told us we'd be taking a water taxi to Anchorage and then hiking back to Marahau (about

Bufflehead -- Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah; February 18, 2014

Bufflehead male - A buoyant, large-headed duck that abruptly vanishes and…

Chapel in the Clouds, Costa Rica

Location: Chapel-in-the-Clouds, Highland Heritage, Talamanca Mountains, Costa Rica // Photo and caption by James Howard // A true frontier chapel in an enchanted setting in the mountains of Costa Rica. Here is a place where time has stood still.

Visiting Machu Picchu and Battling Mother Nature

Getting up at am and the word "vacation" are two things I usually don't put together, but it's exactly what I did the day I visited Machu Picchu.

Alpine Lakes of Washington

While doing all this hiking, so far my favorites have been the alpine lakes. I thought I would share photos of all the alpine lakes I've visited this summer.

A Room With A View...and, A Rainbow

Today's theme is I couldn't resist digging into the archives. A friend and I stayed on Isla Mujeres a couple of years ago.

Roatan - I have been here & it is really this beautiful.  The snorkeling was amazing.

Retire on Roatan

Bixby Bridge on Highway 1, Big Sur, CA

Bixby Bridge on Highway 1, Big Sur, CA

More of the Milford Track--most famous walk (hike) in the world. South Island, New Zealand

milford track--most famous walk (hike) in the world. south island, new zealand