Cube Houses – Netherlands

Rotterdam has a reputation for having modern architecture and the Cube Houses are one of the city’s most famous modern buildings. There are a total of 38 regular cube houses with two super-cubes that were all built in 1977. Each of the houses are built on top of a concrete pillar and tilted 45 degrees…

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Spree River – Germany

The Spree River flows primarily in Germany and is over 400 Kilometers long. The river starts in the Czech Republic and connects into the Elbe River before reaching the North Sea. The focus of this post is on the portion of the river that pass through Berlin. When I visit a new city, I always…

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To-Sua Ocean Trench – Samoa

The To-Sua Ocean Trench is located on the southeast coast of the island of Upolu in Samoa. At first sight of this natural occurrence my thought was that it is the perfect swimming hole and it absolutely was! There is no better setting than a nature made saltwater aquarium in the warm tropical climate of…

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New Beginnings

This photo illustrates a new beginning. It is a transition of an unattractive caterpillar from its cocoon into the beauty of a butterfly. It represents something new and beautiful! Today is a new beginning, it is the first day of a new year and it is also the first day of this blog. I always…

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