Todays Featured Poster • French Polynesia

They are called the Society Islands and are an archipelago located in the South Pacific Ocean. Politically, they are part of French Polynesia, an overseas part of the French Republic. Geographically, they include Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea and over a dozen smaller islands. The island is also spelled Moʻorea from the Tahitian word meaning “yellowContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • French Polynesia”

The Port Of Call Nassau, Bahamas

A favorite port for three and four day cruises out of Florida as well as returning longer cruises, Nassau has a lot to offer. Where You’re Ship Docks Cruise ships dock at Prince George Wharf, sometimes as many as five are there at once. The wharf is located right in downtown Nassau with a largeContinue reading “The Port Of Call Nassau, Bahamas”

Todays Poster • Kilauea Volcano At Night

In the whole world Mother Nature’s greatest show is undoubtedly the regular lava flows falling into the Pacific Ocean off the south shore of the big island of Hawai‘i. These exhibitions are a regular and at times a constant occurrence and are spectacular from dawn to late at night. The Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park hasContinue reading “Todays Poster • Kilauea Volcano At Night”

The Cruise Port of Aruba

Located deep in the Southern Caribbean, Aruba, The Netherlands Antilles is a popular vacation destination and cruise port of call. Aruba deservedly is known for some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean along with its almost perfect weather. Taking advantage of those assets the government and businesses have invested heavily in building upContinue reading “The Cruise Port of Aruba”

One Scary Road In Utah

A Short Story Utah’s Hogsback on Route 12 Several years ago we spent a couple of weeks checking off items on our bucket list in the National Parks of Utah. We rented a car in Salt Lake City, toured the parks and dropped off the car in Las Vegas. One afternoon halfway through the tripContinue reading “One Scary Road In Utah”

Hiking Trails Around The World

Let’s Go Take A Hike As we travel, one of our favorite things to do is hike. From wilderness trails to hiking through urban landscapes it is a fantastic way to get exercise. While we explore the world at our pace and from ground level we get the opportunity to see a lot more. WhileContinue reading “Hiking Trails Around The World”

Cruising Antarctica – Worth The Risk?

Cruising And The Drake Passage Just within the past couple of weeks we’ve come across a few articles discussing heavy seas in Drake Passage and the problems encountered by cruise ships under way to Antarctica. It’s not really clear what the message being sent is attempting to convey but we’re left with the likely messageContinue reading “Cruising Antarctica – Worth The Risk?”

Short Hikes In Skagway, Alaska

The Tongass (Tongas) National Forest, Alaska The Tongass (Tongas) National Forest in Alaska is the largest U.S. National Forest with 16.7 million acres (26,100 sq mi). Most of its area is temperate rain forest and remote from population centers. The Tongass, which is managed by the United States Forest Service, encompasses islands of the AlexanderContinue reading “Short Hikes In Skagway, Alaska”

Cruise Port Of Call New Orleans

The Big Easy, Bourbon Street, St. Louis Cathedral, Beignets are all associated with America’s most notorious city and it’s waiting for you to visit. NOLA The Big Easy To begin with New Orleans is a destination virtually in a class all by itself. The city and its famous French Quarter are celebrated for history butContinue reading “Cruise Port Of Call New Orleans”

Short Hikes In Ketchikan, Alaska

The Tongass (Tongas) National Forest The Tongass (Tongas) National Forest in Alaska is the largest U.S. National Forest with 16.7 million acres (26,100 sq mi). Most of its area is temperate rain forest and remote from population centers. The Tongass, which is managed by the United States Forest Service, encompasses islands of the Alexander Archipelago,Continue reading “Short Hikes In Ketchikan, Alaska”