Exploring the Hongs of thailand is an amazing experience. Especially when it is done from the seat of a kayak. Going with the ebb and flow of the tide allows you access to secret caves that are seldom explored.
As we reached the summit of Adams Peak innSri Lanka we were treated to an amazing sunrise. Suddenly the agonizing climb up those steep stairs seemed worth it.As the chill in the air faded the warmth of the sun hit our faces.
The clouds loomed, but the colours popped on these Chili’s that were set out to dry. Cycling through the Karst formations that surround Yanshuo was one of the highlights of being in China
The Dead Sea Jordan does not disappoint. From its vibrant blue waters to its high salt content it is unlike any other body of water in the world. This photo from high above gives you an idea of the contrasting landscape that Jordan has to offer. Driving along the coast of the Dead Sea, we [...]
The barren landscape over the Thar desert in Rajasthan makes for an incredible background especially at sunset. You can just see Pakistan in the distance.
The Galapagos Islands are home to the most fascinating species of animals on earth. The Galapagos islands are a harsh environment and animals weren’t supposed to live here. However, thousands of years ago, animals drifted on air currents and debris from the mainland. These air currents took them to the Galapagos Islands in the middle [...]
Visiting the Sierra Negra in the Galapagos is an excellent day hike on San Isabella Island. We had an early morning start and were worried that the day was going to be too hot to walk on this volcanic wasteland, but we were awarded a spectacular cloudy day. We couldn’t believe our luck. Our time [...]
When taking a tour to he Statue of Liberty, make sure to stop at Ellis Island for a fascinating look at American History. The Grand Hall has a different view today than it did for new arrivals to the United States at the turn of the century.
When travelling to India, you will see many Jain temples scattered throughout the country. The temples that we visited had many a marble pillar. The Ranakpur Temple has 1444 marble pilars to be exact and is considered one of the finest Jain temples in the country.
We didn’t even know that Peru had such vast sand dunes until we visited Huacachina in Peru. Located on an Oasis in the Ica district, Huacachina is a super place to chill out and relax. One of the best things you can do while chillaxin’ is to walk up to the top of a dune [...]
The Golden star of India is the Golden Temple of Amritsar. Some people say it is the most beautiful temple in India and It didn’t disappoint.
Penguins are adorable there is no denying it. Did you know there are several different types of penguins? One of the most common penguins we spotted in Antarctica was the Chinstrap Penguin. They are easily Identifiable due to the little black strap circling their chin. Hence the name Chinstrap Penguin. The Chinstrap Penguin Stretch Penguins [...]
Bella Italia! Italy is scrumptious. We only spent 4 days in the Cinque Terre region but it was enough of a taste to know that we want to see more.
Going on a camel safari seems more glamorous than it actually is. When looking at photographs one thinks of Lawrence of Arabia and the Queen of Sheba.
The Golden Eagle has always been Dave’s favourite bird of prey since he was a child. In Western Mongolia men still use eagles to hunt for prey and when we came upon this eagle hunter we had to stop to say hello. They are massive creatures with great strength and looking into its eyes you [...]
It took one hour to capture this shot free of people. Winterlude in Ottawa is a very busy time of year and it is almost impossible to take a photograph of anything with out a crowd gathering in front. Maman is a famous sculpture designed by Louise Bourgeois. It was first unveiled at the Tate Modern [...]
The Lemaire Channel in Antarctica is known as the Fuji Funnel, Kodak Canal and Agfa Alley. That says something about just how photogenic it is. I awoke after a late night in the open bar on the Sea Spirit of Quark Expeditions at 4:30 in the morning to grab a photograph of sunrise. Deb, being [...]
The Sacred Valley Peru. It is filled with not only incredible scenery, but rich culture. As we explored the area we came upon sites like this regularly. Looking out over the awe-inspiring sacred valley we were approached by women selling crafts and textiles. Did we buy anything from her? You bet we did. These women [...]