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The Quiet Charm of Haarlem Netherlands

The Quiet Charm of Haarlem Netherlands

| August 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Haarlem has a little bit of everything that Holland has to offer. You can see a beautifully maintained windmill…

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What is the best lens for an African safari?

What is the best lens for an African safari?

| January 11, 2014

I admit that a question as broad as, “What is the best lens for an African safari,” is near impossible to answer. What I can do is tell you what worked for me so you can draw your own conclusions. Because photography is my business, I have the benefit of owning some glass that may […]

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Barcelona Gothic Quarter: Pont dels Sospirs

Barcelona Gothic Quarter: Pont dels Sospirs

| January 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

I sometimes become obsessed with a particular scene when I travel and the Pont dels Sospirs in the Barcelona Gothic Quarter was one that captivated me. The bridge was reminiscent of Venice’s Bridge of Sighs and it was miraculously positioned at a location with minimal commercial clutter and visual distractions…

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Kenya Safari Tips: Getting to the Masai Mara

Kenya Safari Tips: Getting to the Masai Mara

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

This post is the first of a few that will cover Kenya safari tips and our adventure on the Masai Mara. Almost anyone that has been on safari will tell you that it is an amazing experience that can’t be over anticipated. They are right. You can watch Animal Planet all day long and get a sense of what Africa is like but nothing can accurately convey the experience actually of being there…

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2013 Travel Preview – Kenya and Spain

2013 Travel Preview – Kenya and Spain

| March 2, 2013

In early September, Donna and I are traveling to Africa for a Kenya Safari with my good friend Ric and his wife Lisa. Why? Ric and Lisa are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary and they asked us to join them. After less than a nanosecond of hesitation, I said absolutely! […]

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Visit Ireland’s Gaelic Past Today

Visit Ireland’s Gaelic Past Today

| February 18, 2013

While on our two-week Ireland adventure we visited two sets of islands off of the west coast of the Emerald Isle. The Great Blasket Islands, which I covered in an earlier post, are no longer inhabited but offer visitors a rich opportunity to imagine what life would have been like on a remote island. The Aran Islands, in stark contrast…

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The Beauty of Northern Ireland’s Antrim Coast

The Beauty of Northern Ireland’s Antrim Coast

| February 9, 2013

During our two-week adventure in Ireland, we made a six hour trek by car from Galway to Bushmills for a three-day stay on Northern Ireland’s beautiful Antrim Coast. […]

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Benedictine Monasteries: Melk Abbey, Austria

Benedictine Monasteries: Melk Abbey, Austria

| January 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

While visiting Vienna for eight days last December, we decided to take two day trips…one to Bratislava, Slovakia, and the other to Melk, Austria. If you are intrigued by Benedictine Monasteries, seeing the abbey at Melk is well worth your time. The Melk Abbey, one of the most famous […]

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Ireland School of Falconry – Two Weeks in Ireland

Ireland School of Falconry – Two Weeks in Ireland

| January 25, 2013 | 3 Comments

During our two week adventure in beautiful Ireland, we had an incredible experience at the Ireland School of Falconry. The school, which is the oldest established falconry school in Ireland, offers unique opportunities to fly a hawk around the gorgeous grounds of Ashford Castle – with a […]

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Happy Holidays from Colorado

Happy Holidays from Colorado

| December 29, 2012

I hope everyone is having a great holiday. I have been a little slow hitting the publish button lately as I have been spending some time with family and friends enjoying the holiday season. We received a dusting of snow on Christmas morning, which was a real treat. Nothing quite like a Colorado Christmas with […]

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