Arenal Volcano – Costa Rica

The Arenal Volcano is an active volcano in north-western Costa Rica about 200 miles northwest of San Jose. The volcano is 5,358 feet high and is conically shaped with a crater of 460 feet in diameter. The volcano last erupted in 2010 but smoke continually comes out of the crater. While the volcano does have…

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Australia Pelican

A lot of wildlife can be very entertaining if you pay attention to what they are doing. Watching the Australian Pelicans kept me entertained with all of the goofy looks that they have and some of the actions that they make when they interact with each other. The photos below are some photos that make…

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Dunnottar Castle – Scotland

Dunnottar Castle is located on a rocky headland on the north-east coast of Scotland. The name comes from Scottish Gaelic and means “fort on the shelving slope”. The existing building is the ruins of the buildings from the 15th and 16th centuries but the original site is believed to be from the early Middle Ages….

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Long Neck Women – Thailand

The Long Neck Women are the women of the Karen Tribe that lives in Northern Thailand. I have known of the Long Neck Women tribe for most of my life but I never thought that I would get the opportunity to actually visit them in their village but recently I had the chance to spend…

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Multnomah Falls – Oregon

Multnomah Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls and is on most top 10 list of waterfalls of the world. The reason that most people think it is one of the top waterfalls is the walking bridge that crosses in front of the waterfalls in the middle of the waterfall and separates the upper…

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Port of Spain Performing Arts Center – Trinidad and Tobago

Sometimes I will see a building that is iconic in its architecture. The Port of Spain Performing Arts Center is one of those buildings. My first thought when I saw this building is that it is a futuristic version of the Sydney Opera House. While the Sydney Opera House was designed to resemble a ship’s…

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Green Monkeys – Barbados

The highlight of my wildlife experiences in Barbados was seeing the green monkeys. Being able to see the green monkeys in Barbados was exciting. Sometimes I have to work very hard to see wildlife and even harder to get quality pictures. The green monkeys in Barbados live in the forest areas throughout the island and…

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Ngoc Hoang Temple – Vietnam

Ngoc Hoang Temple is also known as the “Jade Emperor Pagoda”, the “The Luck Sea Temple”   or “Tortoise Pagoda”. The temple is a Taoist Pagoda located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. It was built by the Chinese Community in 1909 but being in this temple it feels like it is…

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Alaska’s Inside Passage

The Northwest Passage officially starts in Pugent Sound in Washington State and extends north through British Columbia and then into the Alaska panhandle. The Alaskan portion of the passageway can be separated into three regions: The Southern Region The Southern Region starts in the port of Ketchikan and is the best known town in the…

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Rama VIII Bridge – Thailand

I like creative architecture and I really like it when creative architecture is combined with functionality. The Rama VIII Bridge is the perfect example of taking a functional need and creating a beautiful attraction that also has meaning to the culture. The Rama VIII bridge is a cable-stayed bridge (type of construction) crossing the Chao…

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Chichen Itza – Mexico

The Mayan city of Chichen Itza is one of the largest and best preserved Mayan architectural sites in Mexico. The city thrived from around 600 to the 1200s A.D and then just mysteriously disappeared. The main attraction in the city is the pyramid known as “El Castillo” and it truly is spectacular. The pyramid stands…

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Green Honeycreeper – Trinidad

I don’t think that I will ever forget the first time I saw a Green Honeycreeper. I was totally amazed, I had never seen a bird with such vibrant colors. Seeing this bird was what made me take an interest in birds. Once I started seeing the diversity in birds, it has really made me…

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