Category: travel

On the Beach

From the tropical rainforest of Costa Rica to the powder soft sand of St. Augustine Beach, Florida it’s been quite the whirlwind. The birds here are just as wonderful as Costa Rica, although not nearly as many species. Needless to say, it didn’t take me long to get […]

Poas Volcano Lodge

It was to be a short visit to Costa Rica and our ultimate destination was to be the Selva Verde Lodge in Sarapiqui. But it was the mountains that were calling me. With their cloud forests and cool evening temperatures, the romance of Costa Rica’s tropical mountains were […]

Purple Mountain Majesties

The sloping landscapes of the Shenandoah mountains, come in many different colors. Green, yellow, orange and purple, these majestic mountains sing in beauty. Ray Charles’s rendition of America the Beautiful is the most soulful and heartfelt tribute to these Purple Mountain Majesties. Click on the image above and […]

Climbing up a Mountain

Once again the mountains of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia were calling my name. Indeed, one in particular – Old Rag Mountain beckoned me even more. A perennial favorite of the Mountain Club of Maryland a group of us headed out to Virginia for an autumn hike. I […]