Category: travel

Cervantes Slept Here

In the countryside outside of Seville, Spain lies a beautiful hacienda meticulously restored to its original grandeur and is host to the art of dressage. With its roots set in the 1600’s, this hacienda known as “Los Nietos” hosted the writer Don Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra in 1590 […]

From Sea to Shining Sea

Let’s start the morning from the most southern shores of the Eastern United States. After leaving the northern shores of Mount Desert Island, Maine and the cold and dark waters, to the warm and turquoise blue waters of the Florida Keys. Many think that Key West is the […]

Chasing the Sun

The photo above was created by the Occipital.com 360 application on my iPhone 4s, then downloaded to my PC and imported into Lightroom 3.5 for minor editing. Edits included adding some black, clarity and vibrance. The location is from Pretty Marsh Picnic Area. Being able to find this […]

In Search of the Light

Tucked high on a set of cliffs on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island sits the Bass Harbor Lighthouse. Marking the entrance to Bass Harbor, this lighthouse was built in 1858 and stands 56 feet above the water line. Its bright red light shines to sailors safe […]

Pain Fete !

Paris, the town of romance and excitement, the city of lights. While wandering along the Seine River towards Notre Dame, the scent of fresh-baked bread filled the air. It was a leisurely Sunday morning in May and unknown to us, the annual Bread Festival or “Pain Fete” was […]

Scenes Along Annapolis Harbor

Walking the small and intimate harbor of Annapolis gives views of maritime history and current life on the Chesapeake Bay. Boats docked along the harborside lay witness to the multiple boats transiting in and out of “Ego Alley.” Sail and power boats, the ongoing discussion of which is […]