New Zealand: Photo Essay

Nov 17, 2012 Comments Off by
A few photos from a recent trip to New Zealand. Although it seems I spent most of my 2 weeks on a bus, I at least got to see a lot of the country... such natural beauty. Hamilton Zoo: Ever since I had read back in March of this year that the zoo celebrated the […]

2013a – Flights Purchased

Nov 12, 2012 Comments Off by
A quick trip back to the Netherlands, hopefully to see family & friends, and also to run a half-marathon in Den Haag (CPC Loop Halve Marathon).

No Worries Mate

Sep 16, 2012 Comments Off by
I am alive and well.... I have been way too busy to do any writing, just occasional status updates here and there. Here's a brief update on what's been happening. I arrived in Sydney on September 3rd after 30 hours and 35 minutes of travel time. . . leaving on saturday and arriving on monday […]

UNESCO Sites Visited

Jul 04, 2012 Comments Off
Argentina:   Los Glaciares   Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini   Iguazu National Park       Australia:   Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park   Sydney Opera House         Austria:     Historic Center of the City of Salzburg           Bolivia:     City of Potosi […]
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Flight Updates: Domestic Flight Changes for Australia Trip

Jun 29, 2012 Comments Off
Yesterday I logged into the website where I purchased my tickets to Australia and noticed something very odd. Apparently I was double-booked, from MSP to SFO AND from MSP to ORD to SFO. Confused much? Apparently, United will be discontinuing daily service between MSP and SFO, so I was rerouted through ORD. The flight changes […]
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Flights Booked: Sydney to Alice Springs and Darwin back to Sydney

Jun 13, 2012 Comments Off
Today I finally decided that I will spend all of my time in the Northern Territory. After this decision came the tickets: Sydney to Alice Springs by way of Melbourne and then from Darwin back to Sydney. So, the flights are: Flight Plan: SYD - MEL - ASP; DRW - SYD
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A Day at the Como Zoo

Jun 04, 2012 Comments Off
I try to go at least once a year to see the beautiful animals at the Como Zoo, especially to see Chloe - the sloth. Here are a few shots from my most recent trip.    
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Where I’ve Been on the ‘1,000 Places to See Before You Die” list

May 19, 2012 2 Comments
From the list "1000 Places to See Before You Die" by Patricia Schultz, Here's a list of the places from this list that I have been too. Count to date: 97 174 The Alpine Road and Zugspitze Germany 178 Coaching in Bavaria and Neuschwanstein Castle Germany 189 The Zwinger Germany 203 Rhodes Greece 205 The […]
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Photo Roulette 43: Adventure

May 17, 2012 2 Comments
Matt Gibson recently won the 42nd Round of Photo Roulette and thus is the next host. For the theme he has chosen "Adventure." Here is my submission for this round of Photo Roulette.   Photo Roulette 43: Adventure Photo Roulette 43: Adventure entry - 530px  
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Photo Roulette 42: Evening

May 08, 2012 Comments Off
Hosted by: "One of our favourite times of day to wander an area is the early evening as the day ends and the night begins. There is a definite change in the mood, the atmosphere lightens as people finish work to head home or go out for the evening, restaurants and bars start opening, […]
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Photo Roulette 41: Spirit of the Country

Apr 25, 2012 Comments Off
Photo Roulette 41 is being hosted by The Adventure Crow. The theme is: Spirit of the Country. The theme resolves a photo that depicts the "spirit" of the country where the photo was taken. My submission is below: Nothing shows more about the spirit of Israel, than a soldier and a menorah. This photo was […]
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