Australia – the Land Down Under

Sunday, April 9, 2017                      Today we went on a tour of Melbourne, given its history and shown some pretty nice places. We got some brief walking time in some gardens, had a lux lunch on a special, mobile trolley car, and then Alan and I opted for the Penguin Parade tour for the evening. I…

Fabulous Fiji

Saturday, April 1, 2017 Arrived in Fiji in the early morning. As we stood up on the plane I saw Harrison Ford and his family standing across the aisle from us. OMG! All that time on the plane with my favorite actor and I only found out when it was over. ~sigh~ At the airport…

Georgia

My husband truly knows me. Mostly that is a good thing. In the case of this trip to Georgia, it was a great thing. It all started out as a “pack your bag with enough clothes for five days and bring a bathing suit too” mystery. This was to be my 59th birthday present. He…

All Things Camera

Gear Without a doubt my favorite place to shop, whether online or in a brick-and-mortar location, is B&H Photo. Their service has no equal. Their product lines are as complete as Amazon’s – even more so (IMHO). I prefer to shop them over Amazon, and that’s saying something since I buy just about everything else…

All Things Photography

My favorite go-to for all things photography is Improve Photography. This is the little company that grew kinda bigger. I’ve been a member of Jim Harmer’s growing community for about five years; taking online classes, listening to their podcasts, and following them on Facebook. You just cannot go wrong here. There is something for every…

China

BEIJING TIAN’ANMEN SQUARE is a very important historical and political location, but more about where Chairman Mao is buried, not for the stand against the tanks. That incident is not mentioned anywhere. FORBIDDEN CITY The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty—the years 1420…