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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Bellagio Fountains – Nevada

The Bellagio Fountain Show is the centerpiece of the Las Vegas Strip. It is big, it is eye catching and it is classy! It out shines all of the other bright lights on the Vegas Strip. Masses of people wait for the show to begin and when the show starts everyone puts all of their…

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Castle Saint Angelo – Italy

When I booked my trip to Rome I did not know about this Castle but it was located near my hotel and I had a few free hours that I wanted to make use of  to see something. The Castle Sain’ Angelo is just a few block from the Vatican on the Tiber River. This fortress…

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Twelve Apostles – Australia

The Twelve Apostles are located on the Great Ocean Road of the south coast of Australia near Port Campbell. There are many fantastic and beautiful things to see on along the Great Ocean Road but “The Twelve Apostles” is by far the highlight of the Great Ocean Road. Seeing “The Twelve Apostles” is one of…

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