Magdalena Island, located in the Strait of Magellan, is just a little under an hour’s drive from Punta Arenas, Chile. Home to the Magellan Penguin Natural Reserve, it is the breeding location for several bird species, but most notably, Magellan Penguins. Continue reading March of the Penguins
Taking advantage of nature’s beauty makes a flower the perfect subject for a photograph. Continue reading Colorful Subjects
During a recent trip to Grand Teton National Park, I came across a field of Columbines. I was struck by each of their colorful personalities. After a bit of research, my guess is that these are of the Alpine species, which grow best in cooler climates. I am always amazed by nature. Continue reading “Colorful Combos”
Follow my journey from Hong Kong to Miami during a 70-day cruise on the Oceania Insignia. Today’s adventure took us to Mount Kinabalu Park to hike the Silau Silau Nature trail. Continue reading “Majestic Kinabalu”
Follow my journey from Hong Kong to Miami during my 70-day cruise on the Oceania Insignia. Today’s segment continues our city tour of Manila, touching on the milestones of the history of Manila and the Philippines.
We visited Rizal Park which was built in honor of the country’s hero, Dr. José Rizal. Dr. Rizal was a doctor and novelist who was shot by a firing squad in 1896 on grounds that he was organizing a rebellion against the Spanish government. Continue reading “The Charms of Old Manila”
I’m sure this has happened to everyone at one time or another. You are visiting a city for only a few days and dear Mother Nature refuses to cooperate. The skies open up and down comes the rain. This is what happened during my time in Shanghai. After my Yuyuan Garden visit was literally a wash out (no pun intended), I referred to my trusty guide-book for some indoor activities. Continue reading “The Shanghai Museum”