On our latesst trip to DC, we take a fresh look at the National AFAM Museum. It was even more impressive the second time around. Some of the exhibits are breaktaking while others are hard to look at because of the sheer brutality involved. I have learned that there can be no American History without… Read More »No Trip to DC is complete without visiting the AFAM museum
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most popular National Park in the country and hosts well over ten-million annual visitors. Still not impressed? It gets more annual visitors than the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone combined. This beautiful mountain range reaches towering heights of nearly seven-thousand feet, but is famous for its magical, smokyhaze.
This young lady was about three feet from our jeep while on safari in Mkuze, South Africa. The videos I have of her are breathtaking. We were accommodated at Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge during our stay.
Cappadocia, a semi-arid region in central Turkey, is known for its distinctive “fairy chimneys,” tall, cone-shaped rock formations clustered in Monks Valley, Göreme and elsewhere. Other notables sites include Bronze Age homes carved into valley walls by troglodytes (cave dwellers) and later used as refuges by early Christians. The 100m-deep Ihlara Canyon houses numerous… Read More »The best time to go to Cappadocia
As you drive through Connemara, you will not only see sheep roaming the hillsides (more sheep than people) but also herds of wild ponies, usually gray (the proper term for white horses) or dun (buckskin) in color. Connemara ponies are strong, hardy, companionable, highly intelligent, and surprisingly elegant. Averaging around 13 to 14 hands, they… Read More »Iceland’s Wild Horses