Brilliant Blues And Greens Of New Zealand

New Zealand is full of gems like this along, well, everywhere.  This is no secret.  But this was one of my favorite stops we made just on the side of the road.  There also happened to be a dead rabbit hanging on the fence.  Did that stop us?  Of course not!  It was just more…

Isla Floreana, Does anyone even live here?

That's right, were on Isla Floreana today with a whopping population of 100 (give or take).  This island does have a giant tortoise, not quite farm, not really refuge either, but a place where they can live safely and happily up in the mountains.  This was our main event of the day with some snorkeling…

Exploring Isla Isabela In The Galapagos

It's day two of our Galapagos tour and this time we've landed on Isla Isabela, the largest Island of the Galapagos.  The best part is though, all we did on the main island was eat and see flamingos.  Our time was actually spent on a little island off the shore where we did our snorkeling…

Santa Cruz, A Broad look at Puerto Ayora

There are affiliate links in here. Toady we're starting a three day journey through the Galapagos Islands, well an online visit that actually happened two years ago.  Our first stop is Santa Cruz, the Island we stayed on in Puerto Ayora not far from the ocean.  This was our home base and we took boats,…

My first glimpse at New Zealand: Tomahawk Beach

There are affiliate links in here. After stopping at our hotel in Dunedin and getting settled in, well sort of, we gather with the group and headed out for a drive around the area.  Our first stop was Tomahawk Beach.  With my camera acting up, the only way to start a trip, I took what…

Slovenian Cemeteries, Rent Reminder

Cemeteries.  They can be kind of a downer subject.  But, let's be real here for a second.  There is a certain appeal of foreign cemeteries.  There is just something about them that draws you in.  It can be really interesting, actually, to learn about death and processes or traditions relating to it. In Slovenia, we…