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Portraits at the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo

Posted by on October 12th, 2016 in Destinations, Feature, North America, Photos, USA | 2 comments

We finally made it to the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo, mainly to see the new gorilla baby Yola, and we are glad to report, she did not disappoint. We were also really excited about some of the birds of prey they had and the otters. My focus was on animal portraits this time, so here are some of my favorites.   And finally … Yola    ...

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On St. Patrick’s Day, Everyone in Chicago is Irish and/or Green

Posted by on March 15th, 2015 in Destinations, Feature, North America, Photos, USA | Comments Off on On St. Patrick’s Day, Everyone in Chicago is Irish and/or Green

When St. Patrick’s day rolls around in Chicago, everyone turns Irish and/or green including the river.

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Setting Sail on Lake Superior

Posted by on July 16th, 2013 in Adventure, Canada, Destinations, Feature, North America, Photos | 9 comments

Our Canadian adventure had brought us over to Thunder Bay; where we had just stuffed ourselves with Finnish pancakes in anticipation of our next endeavor. It seemed apt that our boat was called Frodo, a small, but sea-worthy sailing boat. We were about to embark on a quest on the world’s biggest fresh water lake, Lake Superior.

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Paradise beaches of El Nido – Postcard

Posted by on July 12th, 2013 in Asia, Destinations, Feature, Philippines, Postcards | 6 comments

Islands and beaches of El Nido are about as close to a paradise you can find on this planet. Little havens of tranquility hidden between the towering rocks sheltering them from the wind. Crystal clear waters full of colourful fish and life. All you need is a cold beer or a coconut.

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Ostend and the Sea

Posted by on July 4th, 2013 in Belgium, Destinations, Europe, Feature | Comments Off on Ostend and the Sea

I looked at the yachts and I looked at the sea, I felt like I should’ve just stepped out of a boat, not a train. I knew Ostend was a coastal city, but I hadn’t realized how much of coastal city it really was. Even the train station was surrounded from two sides by the sea and the harbour.

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Moose Safari: an Adventure by Canoe

Posted by on June 24th, 2013 in Canada, Destinations, Feature, North America, Photos | 14 comments

The only sound we could hear was our paddles carefully sliding into the water and pushing the canoe silently forward. We glided along the mirror like surface, barely making a ripple. It was quiet, nobody made a sound, we were focused on paddling and scouting the shores for meese.

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