Cruising the Caribbean

We drove down to Savannah, Georgia for dinner with my niece and her partner, and called my sister (my niece’s mom) for her birthday. After spending the night nearby, we headed south to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to set sail with my cousin Angel and her hubby, Kevin – our second cruise together. We traveled on…

South Africa, Where the Wild Things Be

Another photography trip with Hector Astorga. What can we say, he’s a great photo tour leader and teacher. We were able to add 71 new birds to our photography Life List on this trip. Below are a few examples. Tuesday, March 26 Touchdown in Cape Town! Arriving a day early, we checked into a cozy…

Finland in Winter

Once again, we joined Hector Astorga in Finland, this time during the coldest times. Our quarry – golden eagles and assorted other feathered beasts. This workshop would also include some landscape opportunities – and hopefully the Northern Lights. Sunday, January 28 We arrived a day early in Oulu on Saturday, and then got started on…

Cruising with a Friend

This January my friend, Helaine, and I took a cruise together to the western Caribbean. As in Italy last October, I played “tourist” and didn’t take my photography gear, opting instead for photos using my iPhone. Friday, January 5 After parking the car and making note of where it was parked, I waited for the…

India

Earlier in the year, we had been looking for a trip to photograph tigers. When we got an email that Art Wolfe was running a trip to India in November, we jumped at the chance. The trip did not originally include going to Agra and the Taj Mahal. We asked if it was possible to…

Lake Como, Italy

Monday, October 23Today is another travel day, we are headed to Lake Como. We took a boat taxi to Venice’s bus station where we were picked up by our driver who drove us to Como, about a 3.5 hour drive. The hotel is a small luxury boutique hotel and one of the finest we’ve ever…