An overview of two great hikes . . . in the foothills of the Andes and the lower elevations at the base of Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas.
An overview of a 3-day tour of the City of Mendoza, Argentina and seven wineries in the Lujan de Cuyo area south of the city.
Colorado is well-known for its world-class white powder ski experience available at its many mountain resorts; most of the more popular areas are within an easy two hours drive from the capital city […]
I am not an avid gardener, but as a landscape architect I have an appreciation for park design, natural landscapes, and formal gardens, even though my career never came close […]
While my traveling companions elected to take the SPB Tours bus to Berlin (a 12-hour round trip), I decided to take in the sights of the two nearby local towns . […]
Also included on our second day in Saint Petersburg was a walking tour of a portion of the elaborate gardens and fountains of Peterhof, the coastal summer residence of Russian Emperors, […]
Warning! If you are offended by drawings, sculptures, or paintings of male genitalia that are part of the Bhutanese culture discussed and shown here, do not continue reading this article or look at […]
Our cultural tour of Bhutan began the day after we completed our 5-day trek from Paro to Thimphu (as described in an earlier post). Having hiked that first 35 miles, the remaining […]
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a mountainous, landlocked country located at the eastern end of the Himalayas in South Asia. With over 14,824 square miles of territory, it has a population […]
I climbed into a small tour bus with six other tourists in Melbourne early in the morning to begin a journey via the Great Ocean Road, winding 151 miles along […]