Galápagos Day 1: Black Sand, Red Sand & Wildlife Everywhere

Galápagos Day 1: Black Sand, Red Sand & Wildlife Everywhere

May 31, 2022Ecuador 8 Comments

“Love the earth and sun and the animals.” ~Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass Early morning light was washing over the golden grassy landscape of Santiago Island, creating a soft and moody scene. Lava rock in wavy, striated sculptural formations lined the back side of the beach, with low-hanging branches spilling over onto the black sand. Our … Read More

Notes from Home: Soaking In the Glory of Travel

Notes from Home: Soaking In the Glory of Travel

March 17, 2022Notes from Home 8 Comments

“Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi A few days ago, my yet-to-meet travel friend Bob wrote a beautiful piece of advice from his recent travels for a cruisecritic.com trip report. Bob and his wife Jeannie were nearing the end of … Read More